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Meaning of JS


What Does JS Mean?

JS means "Just Saying". The abbreviation JS is used in online conversations and text speech to mean "Just Saying". JS is typically used to soften an insult or a piece of advice that has been proffered and that may not be well received. For example:
  • Sometimes, you are the most selfish person I know. JS.
  • (Here, JS is being used to soften the delivery of an insult.)
  • I don't think that color suits you at all. JS.
  • (Here, JS is being used to soften the delivery of advice that may not be well received.)
Of note, JS has the same meaning as the abbreviation IJS (I'm just saying).

Other common meanings of JS are:
  • "Joint Service" (A military term referring to anything that involves all services of the armed forces, i.e., Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines).
  • "Java Script" (A scripting language, primarily used on the web to enhance HTML pages).
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Definition for JS

JS means "Just Saying". This is the most common definition for JS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about JS:

JS
Definition:Just Saying
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write JS, I mean this:

meaning of JS
Just Saying is a phrase often used by Donald Trump.
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Examples of JS in Sentences

Here are examples of the abbreviation JS being used in jokes:
  • You're the reason the gene pool needs a lifeguard. JS.
  • If I had a face like yours, I'd sue my parents. JS.

An Academic Look at JS

JS is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Jay Ess). However, as the abbreviation JS is typically used for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech, it is not often uttered using its letters.

Initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said something like "I'm Only Saying" instead of using the abbreviation JS.

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Second Definition for JS

This meaning was also noted:

JS
Definition:Joint Service
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults
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Using JS on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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