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Meaning of DNFTT

What Does DNFTT Mean? (Using DNFTT Online)

DNFTT means "Do Not Feed The Troll". The abbreviation DNFTT is used to warn contributors to online forums, chatrooms, newsgroups, or blogs not to respond to comments posted by a user who is only posting to upset people or start arguments, usually by posting inflammatory or off-topic messages or comments. DNFTT is issued as a warning to ignore that user.

Of note, the abbreviation DNFTT can also be written as "DFTT", which means "Don't Feed The Troll".
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Definition for DNFTT

DNFTT means "Do Not Feed the Troll". This is the most common definition for DNFTT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about DNFTT:

DNFTT
Definition:Do Not Feed the Troll
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write DNFTT, I mean this:

meaning of DNFTT
"Do Not Feed The Troll"
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Examples of DNFTT in Sentences

Here are examples of DNFTT being used in conversations:
  • Troll: This forum is stupid. You are a bunch of morons.
  • User: Troll alert!! DNFTT
  • Troll: Cyclists are a dangerous menace and should pay road tax, like car users.
  • User: There is no such thing as road tax in the UK. DNFTT.

An Academic Look at DNFTT

DNFTT is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dee Enn Eff Tee Tee). The abbreviation DNFTT is not normally used in direct speech; it is used for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

The abbreviation DNFTT is normally used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement) with the meaning "Do not feed the troll". DNFTT is not often used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we did not have to worry about trolls, other than in Norse fables. Therefore, we never used to say anything instead of DNFTT.

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Using DNFTT on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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