What Does BTR Mean in a Text?

BTR means "Better." (On chat forums, it is often used as a response to recognize an improvement.)

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When I write BTR, I mean this:

meaning of BTR

BTR means better.

Summary of Key Points

"Better" is the most common definition for BTR on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of BTR in Sentences

Here are examples of BTR being used in conversations:
  • Tony: What did you think of my hair colour?
  • Jordan: BTR
  • Tony: It's very noisy!
  • Jordan: We could go somewhere BTR.
  • Jordan: Good idea.

An Academic Look at BTR

BTR is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Bee Tee Ar), but as this is harder to say than "Better," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation BTR is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Example of BTR Used in a Text

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