What Does BAIT Mean in a Text?

BAIT means "Obvious or Axiomatic."

The word BAIT is commonly used when describing a sexually appealing person who is obviously flaunting their attractiveness. In this context, it is often linked with the word "jail" to refer to an attractive person who is apparently under the age of sexual consent (e.g., "That chick in the red skirt has got JAILBAIT written all over her.").

BAIT is also often used to describe anything or any action that is obvious, blatant or self-evident. Less commonly, it can also be used with the meaning "Tell-Tale" or "Snitch."

BAIT can also be written as BATE.

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meaning of BAIT

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Summary of Key Points

"Obvious or Axiomatic" is the most common definition for BAIT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Obvious or Axiomatic
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of BAIT in Sentences

Here are examples of BAIT being used in conversations:
  • Raf: I'm just going to send her a picture of me sitting on the hood of my car.
  • Pete: Man, you are so BAIT.
  • Annie: Look at this, she's copied my work word for word.
  • Julia: BAIT.

An Academic Look at BAIT

BAIT is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • That dress is BAIT.
  • (Here, BAIT is an adjective that modifies the noun dress.)

Example of BAIT Used in a Text

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