TikTok has been inundated with yet another slang term recently. What does the phrase “Ara Ara” mean, and how is it used? We’ll find out.
It’s impossible to decipher every new TikTok phrase that appears every week.
If you’ve never heard of ‘Ara Ara’ before, you’re in for a treat. Here’s everything you need to know.
WHAT IS THE MEANING OF “ARA ARA”?
‘Ara Ara’ is a term that can actually mean ‘oh my, ‘oh no’, or ‘hmm’ depending on context.
In most cases, it’s used by women to convey surprise or amusement, sometimes in response to a male comment or gesture.
The phrase is typically used in a flirtatious and seductive manner.
It Comes From Japanese Anime
The female characters in Japanese anime films are frequently heard saying this phrase, which is where the phrase first appeared.
In the manga world, the phrase is frequently used by female characters as a way of flirting or attempting to appear cute or submissive.
Every time you hear the phrase “Ara Ara,” it is said in a certain way, softly and with a gentle tone of voice.
The ‘ARA ARA’ Tiktok Trend Explored
The phrase ‘Ara Ara’ has become a new trend on TikTok.
For example, it sees women mimicking Japanese anime characters and saying the flirtatious phrase ‘Ara Ara’ like they do.
On TikTok, the hashtag #AraAra has been viewed 245 million times.