What Does A1 Mean in a Text?

A1 means "Top Quality."

The abbreviation A1 is widely used to indicate that something is of "Top Quality." The term A1 can be applied to almost anything, from a person's appearance or personality to the quality of a product or the standard of an action completed. (See examples below).

A1 probably comes from the school grading system, where A is the highest level.

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When I write A1, I mean this:

meaning of A1

A1 indicates that something is "Top Quality."

Summary of Key Points

"Top Quality" is the most common definition for A1 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Top Quality
Guessability:guessability level 1
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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Examples of A1 in Sentences

Here are some examples of A1 being used in sentences:
  • That was such an A1 movie.
  • Your brother did an A1 job of decorating the kitchen. He is such an A1 guy.
  • I just pulled an A1 stunt on my BMX.
  • That was an A1 move you used against that Boss.
  • The new girl is definitely A1.

An Academic Look at A1

A1 is used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • This is an A1 burger.
  • (Here, the adjective A1 modifies the noun burger.)
  • My new phone has an A1 camera.
  • (Here, the adjective A1 modifies the noun camera.)

Using Numbers in Texts

This video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":

Example of A1 Used in a Text

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