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VALSPEAK/VALLEY SPEAK

What Does VALSPEAK Mean?

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VALSPEAK means "San Fernando Valley Social Dialect."

Valley Speak (or "Valspeak") is a dialect which emerged in the San Fernando Valley are of San Francisco in the 1970s. It is primarily associated with valley girls, but elements of it are used by other demographics, including men.

Valspeak became a worldwide fad in the 1980s and 1990s. It is characterized by a rising intonation at the end of a sentence and by the use of a specific vocabulary, elements of which have been widely assimilated into the English language and are still used throughout the English-speaking world. Such terms include:
  • Gross (meaning "disgusting").
  • Like (meaning "similar to," or "ummm").
  • Totally (meaning "very," "really," or "I agree").
  • Whatever (meaning "so what?").
For example:
  • Leanne: That is totally, like, gross!
  • Rose: Whatever.

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meaning of VALSPEAK

"San Fernando Valley Social Dialect "

Summary of Key Points

"San Fernando Valley Social Dialect " is the most common definition for VALSPEAK/VALLEY SPEAK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
VALSPEAK/VALLEY SPEAK
Definition:San Fernando Valley Social Dialect
Type:Word
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Example of VALSPEAK/VALLEY SPEAK Used in a Text

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