An action, fashion style, philosophy, musical genre, or other popularly recognized subsection of popular culture. Normally used in surprise at it's existence. Becomes official when a wikipedia article is created for it.
"Whats the deal with those skin-tight body suits?"
"Oh, you mean Zentai?
"Huh. I didn't know that was a thing."
by mrpeach32 December 29, 2011
1. Some form of loosely defined romantic relationship.

2. A crush on someone. Generally preceded by the verb "have."

3. An event, habit, or happening that is special or organized enough to become its own concept. In the wikipedia of your life, this moment has earned a unique article.
1: "I guess Alex is kinda gay now. He and Tony are totally a thing."

2: Man, why you gotta be a dick? You know Alice has had thing for Alex for forever.

Ray: Serious as hell, brochicho! Come join my gym! I'll kick you down some sick Fila duds. This could be a thing.

Beef: Oh man what if this is a thing.
by Indiekid Supremo December 2, 2008
a thing is a little more than friends but a little less than a relationship. it’s the step right before you’re actually “boyfriend” and “girlfriend”.
Did you hear that Miley and Ryan have a thing?
by yourgirlryles November 6, 2018
It is in every classroom. The thing.
Strange and different. The thing.
It silently watches you.
You know what Thing I’m talking about, because the Thing is everywhere.
The Thing in my classroom is so creepy! I feel like it’s watching me wherever I go.
by I_Am_Bored🙃 May 25, 2021
A thing is a thing. Much like a thing but more thingy.
The thing is brokeen so get the thing to replace the thing because without the thing the thing would not be thingy.
by Thing April 12, 2005
A phrase used to introduce a rebuttal, counterargument, or disagreement. Usually said with emphasis. Often preceded by but, see, or hmmm.
A: They're not overrated; they actually have a lot of good songs.
B: See, that's the thing. I don't think I've heard one song of theirs that I liked!
by korean_darkness October 17, 2006