You thought you knew what it meant before 2020.
"AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!! Out of my four COVID tests, three were negative and one was positive. What do I do?"
A person who is both anti-vaccination and anti-mask wearing.
"I was stuck on the plane next to a pair of anti-vaskers."
Someone who believes that wearing a mask does not do much to protect themselves (or others) from contracting COVID-19.
"I'm afraid to leave my house because I live in a neighborhood of antimaskers."
A class or activity which consists of online activities to do on one’s own time. As opposed to synchronous.
"I guess I have to do my asynchronous class now..."
a set of squares you cannot break out of until you are magically transported to a different one
A group of people who interact in person without following safety protocols effectively forming a single household. Not to be confused with “pod“.
"My daughter is an only child so her best friend Elena is in our bubble otherwise she would never have anyone to play with."
writing a paper, doing readings, and watching Netflix while your professor talks in another tab
Someone you spend time within six feet of without a mask, aware that you’ll quarantine if they test positive. Usually a roommate, housemate, or significant other.
"I'm eating dinner in my room with my close contact."
The logistics around deciding how best to move people through a space in an organized way, while maintaining proper distancing protocols.
"We are going to need one or two people to help with the COVID Choreography around the pool deck during the swim meet."
A highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. SARS-CoV-2 is thought to spread from person to person through droplets released when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks.
A person who ignores public health warnings about the COVID-19 pandemic and acts in ways that put themself or others at risk.
"Did you hear about the covidiots that got into a fight at the bar last night and were shouting in each other’s faces with no masks on?"
to divest funds from police departments and reallocate them to non-policing forms of public safety and community support
Combination of epic catastrophes and disasters.
"Educational, employment, and public health crises, social unrest, and political anxieties occurring at the same time as floods, hurricanes, and wildfires created a complete disastrophy for many countries. Also can be used as an adjective: Living through the year 2020 was a disastrophic and unforgettable experience for many individuals throughout the world."
Constantly consuming negative online news