Copium is the most used word in Twitch chat, but the origins have a more political undertone that is less related to gaming.
Initially, this word was used in 4chan and started being used on online forums by right and left-leaning both internet users.
The word goes viral on all social media networks and presents as a FrankerFaeZ emote.
Copium has frequently using in Reddit and Twitch chat, and its usage increased after the recently concluded US elections. Word Copium is using since 2003, when the Copium album was released in the US by Keak da Sneak. On community forums and social media, in 2018, the first use of the word was recorded with an anonymous 4chan user using the word in int/board.
Copium was adopted into Twitch chat when a Twitch user COUNCIL uploaded it as FrankerFaceZ emote. Although it’s not a famously used emote, its presence in Twitch chat is very interesting.
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What is Copium Meaning in Twitch Chat?
Copium is a portmanteau word in Twitch chat. When combined with two words to form a new word, it is called a portmanteau word. Such as, we use in our daily lives the word “Brunch”, which is a combination of breakfast and lunch.
Copium is a word for Cope (to deal with and try to resolve the problems and difficulties) and Opium (a Drug).
Copium in Twitch chat is like a medicine that copes with failure or loss on stream. Usually, it is portrayed using a Pepe the Frog meme which shows the character hooked to a Copium tank.
When Did Copium Become Famous on Twitch Chat?
Copium’s in Twitch chat is not much relevant but a commonly used word on social media networks, especially Reddit. The phrase popularized on the subreddit r/the_meltdown was one of the subreddits. The subreddit was created in 2016 for internet users who were sad at Donald Trump winning.
The word began on 4chan and became famous among right-leaning users on Reddit, and other social media networks like Twitch. Copium was primarily used in some emotes, where the meme and original emote were edited to show the page, The Frog wearing a ‘Make America Great Again’ cap.
The updated definition of Copium was posted by Urban Dictionary user enterprise 1701, who explained the word as a metaphorical opiate mainly caused by sports and politics. The word Copium is not so famous on Twitch chat, but it is a meme with an extensive history behind it and has been used in political context mostly since 2016. It has been a famous shared meme during the last two US presidential elections.