A term about something suddenly springing to life, either out of alarm or determination, as in "You’re woke, so now things are, you know, real."

The term is also used to describe a person's awareness of a particular topic, current affairs or social issues. The more "woke" one is, the more knowledgeable and empathetic one is about a person or issue, as in "That girl is so woke 24/7."

Historical perspective: If you're woke, you know this word is having a major mainstream moment in 2018. The term is also often used to describe a man who is also a feminist.

See also : youthquake  generation y  lit  dead  Gucci  
NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon