Origin of OBCD viral slang on TikTok explained
The slang OBCD has generated a lot of buzz on TikTok recently, with many Gen-Z TikTokers using the term frequently. While the earliest use of the phrase can be found in 2008, its use spread to August 2022, thanks to YouTube personality Nicoado Avocado.
The word obcd went viral then
Colloquial slang is not an acronym, but a play on the word obesity with the letters O-B-C-D. Feeling like obesity, and OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). Urban Dictionary defines the word as Literally meaning obesity. The term is used when someone tries to refer to a condition of obesity without actually saying the word. The term OBCD went viral when internet personality Nicokado posted a video on August 5, 2022, showing his pantry neatly stocked and noodles shared a video of himself showcasing the different flavors.
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YouTube channel, More Nicokado
On August 5, 2022, Nicokado posted a video on his YouTube channel, More Nicokado, where he is seen showing off his pantry and admitting that he has OCD, which has forced him to organize meticulously, saying that inspired:
The video went viral and has been viewed over a million times.
Just a day later, TikToker @Kltbll shared an edit from the video focusing on the OBCD exchange. Which went viral. To date, the clip has been viewed 7.5 million times. Has only had less than a million likes. The clip was shared with the caption:
Moniker Nicoado Avocado
Ukrainian-American YouTuber and content creator Nicholas Perry goes by the moniker Nicoado Avocado. Creates mukbang-themed videos. His initial videos focused on vegetarianism and veganism but soon transitioned to fast food. He runs six YouTube channels with a combined following of over 5 million.