What Does USSIE Mean?

USSIE means "Group Selfie" or "Us Selfie." It is a self-taken group photograph. A photograph may qualify as an USSIE when the picture taker and one other person are in the photograph. There is no maximum number of participants. Typically, the background of an USSIE is the reason for the photograph. For example, many USSIES are taken with celebrities or in front of monuments.

Possibly the most famous USSIE is "the picture that broke Twitter" at the 2014 Oscars.

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Within a few hours, this USSIE had been retweeted by more than 2.5 million people.

Summary of Key Points

"Group Selfie" is the most common definition for USSIE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Group Selfie
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for USSIE

When I write USSIE, I mean this:

meaning of USSIE
An USSIE is a self-taken group photograph.


Examples of USSIE in Sentences

Here is an example of USSIE being used in a conversation:
  • Tony: I uploaded the photos from our holiday.
  • Jordan: Finally! I want to use our USSIE in front of the pyramid as my cover photo.

An Academic Look at USSIE

The term USSIE is a portmanteau word, which is the term for when two words are merged into one. (DOKE (from Diet Coke) is another example of a portmanteau word.)
The term USSIE is an amalgam of the words "us" and "selfie."

Evolution of the SELFIE

Here is a 3-minute video showing how the SELFIE has evolved:

Example of USSIE Used in a Text


See Also

SELFIE (self-taken camera picture of oneself) BELFIE (self-taken camera picture of your bottom) HELFIE (self-taken camera picture of one's hair) SELFIE (a drunken self-taken camera picture) DRONIE (a drone-taken camera picture of oneself) WELFIE (self-taken camera picture of oneself working out) SHELFIE (self-taken camera picture of a shelf) YOUIE (self-taken camera picture of someone else) FELFIE (a self-taken camera picture of a farmer)