"Saucy," "beachy," "awesome" and "on fleek." These were just some of the words Long Island high school students used when we stopped them during their proms and asked them to describe the evening. See all their answers below. And if you're a Long Island student attending prom, post a photo on Instagram using #liproms and tell us what word sums up your school's special affair.
These Floral Park Memorial seniors coined a new word to describe their prom #LIproms
"Magical" was the word these ladies chose to describe the Herricks High School prom #LIproms
These Roosevelt HS seniors have coined their own word to describe their prom #liproms
"Fun" plain and simple is how this Roosevelt HS senior is describing his prom #liproms
We asked Roosevelt HS seniors to describe their prom in one word #liproms
Longwood students Jeffrey Martinez and Miranda Taylor found a turtle at the entrance of their prom at The East Wind in Wading River. "We thought he was trying to crash the party," Martinez said. "He was an unexpected guest." #liproms
These Longwood High School seniors think their prom is hotter than the mixtape they're about to drop. #liproms
Longwood senior class president Alexandrea Reggani and student council rep Ryan Del Franco both agreed that their prom was "very expensive." #liproms
Longwood High School student Addison Jenkins went all out, donning a top hat, gloves and cane for his senior prom, which he describes as a "once in a lifetime experience." #liproms
Longwood High School seniors Sean Quinn and Craig Skuggevik describe their prom as a "Fram Takeover," a term they came up with to describe their fellow classmates -- "Friends and Family" -- during the event at The East Wind in Wading River on Friday, June 12, 2015.
William Floyd High School senior Matthew Melero looks dapper in his black fedora with white trim during prom at The East End catering hall in Wading River on Friday, June 5, 2015. Instead of describing prom, he chose to express his gentleman-like ways, tipping his hat with a simple "M'lady."
William Floyd High School senior Michael Walker attends his prom at The East Wind catering hall in Wading River on Friday, June 5, 2015. He's wearing the crown he received as homecoming king at the start of the school year. He called prom the beginning of a "new start," since it was the last big event all of the seniors would celebrate together.
William Floyd High School senior Sherey Michel attends her prom at The East Wind catering hall in Wading River on Friday, June 5, 2015. She described her prom as "Neverland" -- which also was the event theme. "Tonight, this becomes a place where reality is suspended," she said. "Everything from outside is left at the door, we're all dressed up and can really let go."
McGann-Mercy senior @emilystl0uis describes her prom as "rad." #liproms
This Sacred Heart Academy prom date knows this party is on fleek tonight. #liproms
These Sacred Heart Academy prom attendees described the event in one word: "Dope." #liproms
These William Floyd High School students called their prom "unexpected" because they decided to attend only three days before the event, held at The East Wind catering hall in Wading River on Friday, June 5, 2015.
Lutheran High School seniors Emma O'Donnell and Katie Flomer described their Atlantis-theme prom as "beachy." #liproms
These Copiague High School students say their senior prom is on "fire." #liproms
"Fleeked," meaning "on point," is how these Copiague students describe their prom. #liproms
"Saucy" is one way Copiague students are describing their prom. #liproms
Describe your prom in one word and share it with @newsday using #liproms
These Copiague High School students say their prom is "slay." #liproms
Lutheran High School student Sarah Bouzaidi attends her senior prom at Chateau La Mer in Lindenhurst on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Bouzaidi, who as prom coordinator helped book the venue and choose the prom's beachy theme, summed up prom in one word: "paradise."