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Meaning of LGTM

What Does LGTM Mean? (Using LGTM Online)

LGTM means "Looks Good To Me". The abbreviation LGTM is typically used after proofreading someone else's work (e.g., an official email or an essay). LGTM is offered as an assurance, but it is not meant as a full endorsement. LGTM carries a connotation along the lines of "I'm no expert, but it seems okay" or "It seems okay after a cursory look".

LGTM is a caveated endorsement. It is similar to the following definitions:
Summary of Key Points

Definition for LGTM

LGTM means "Looks Good to Me". This is the most common definition for LGTM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about LGTM:

LGTM
Definition:Looks Good to Me
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for LGTM
When I write LGTM, I mean this:

meaning of LGTM
"It looks good to me." (The image shows a pilot giving a thumbs up after his pre-flight checks. Let's hope he's shown more diligence than most people who use LGTM.)

An Example of LGTM in a Sentence

Here is an example of LGTM being used in a sentence:
  • Person A: Do you think that email is safe to send?
  • Person B: LGTM.

An Academic Look at LGTM

LGTM is nearly always used as a standalone declarative sentence meaning "It looks good to me".

Of note, LGTM is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., El Gee Tee Em). Of note, initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have written something like "Your work seems okay to me" instead of LGTM.

A Text with LGTM

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

 
LGTM
 

Popular Themes on Cyber Definitions

See Also...
AFAICT (as far as I can tell) AFAIR (as far as I remember) AFAIA (as far as I'm aware) AFAIAA (as far as I am aware) AFAIAC (as far as I am concerned) AFAIC (as far as I'm concerned) AFAICS (as far as I can see) AFAIK (as far as I know) ITSK (it's okay) MK (mmmm, okay)