What is a meme?
Merriam Webster’s Dictonary defines a meme as, “an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture” or “ an amusing or interesting item (such as a captioned picture or video) or genre of items that is spread widely online especially through social media.”
Basically, a meme is a form of reference humor using captioned pictures and short videos. Memes are generally found online and on social media platforms.
The Thanksgiving holiday is largely based around getting together with lots of relatives and being grateful for family and loved ones. But sometimes family members can be difficult to be around, causing drama and stress during these big family get togethers. Relatives aside, Thanksgiving can also be stressful because of all there is to do! There’s so much cooking and cleaning involved in this kitchen and food centric holiday.
Whether you need a break from people or from the dishes some well deserved meme scrolling can really get you laughing and ease tension. And who knows! Maybe you’ll be able to share a meme or two.
There are a lot of article options out there when you want some holiday themed memes to laugh at. But a lot of them are riddled with ads that distract from the great comedy genius that is today’s meme culture. Do you want a clean list of memes without all the ads getting in the way? Then look no further. Scroll our favorites list of Thanksgiving memes and enjoy!
1. Early Christmas Ads are the WORST!
2. Stay in Your Lane Santa!
3. Like an Unloved Cat
4. Instagram Turkey Mistakes
Posting your Thanksgiving roast turkey on Instagram may seem like a great idea, but when you get your many posts that day confused, it can leave your followers feeling a little worried for your dog.
5. Thanksgiving Ruins Your Diet
There’s kind of no avoiding it. Thanksgiving can really put a wrench in your dieting and health goals. But it’s ok! You can get back up on your feet for a couple more weeks before Christmas rolls around to ruin your diet all over again.
6. Thanksgiving with Darth Vader
7. Batman after Thanksgiving Dinner
8. Don’t Look the Dishes in the Eye
The guy checking out another girl, otherwise known as the distracted boyfriend meme is a classic and is made even more funny when you see him actually avoiding distraction. I guess we all don’t like to notice the pile of dirty dishes in the sink after Thanksgiving, even distractable boyfriends.
9. Starving Students
10. Brace Yourself!
11. Chillin Turkey
12. Missing Family Members
Thanksgiving is about being together, so when family members can’t make it to Thanksgiving dinner it can be really sad. This family found a clever and amusing solution to their missing family member problem.
13. Cats are Total Derps
14. Finals Week is Nigh
15. Poor Turkeys
Words of Wisdom from Joey
We hear you Joey, it’s not time for words, it’s time for turkey! Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be too stressful. There are lots of things out there that can help make it easier, whether it’s a memes that gives you a good laugh, or a simplified personal loan to help pay for groceries or plane tickets.
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