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BTT

What Does BTT Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

BTT means "Bump to Top."

More Observations...



The abbreviation BTT is used in chat forums and on message boards to move or "bump" a message thread (i.e., a conversation) to the top of the page. This is usually done by simply adding a comment (with the term BTT in it) that makes the thread the most recent, which usually puts it to the top again. The purpose of BTT-ing a thread is to encourage visitors to the site to engage on the thread topic.

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When I write BTT, I mean this:

meaning of BTT

BTT means "Bump To Top."

Summary of Key Points

"Bump to Top (relates to posts of forums)" is, by far, the most common meaning for BTT when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
BTT
Definition:Bump to Top (relates to posts of forums)
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of BTT in Sentences

Here are examples of BTT in conversations:
  • Aaron: Your post hasn't had many hits this week.
  • Ben: Yeah, I'll BTT to get it seen.
  • Rhea: She's never going to sell that.
  • Todd: I know, she BTT, but no-one ever comments.

An Academic Look at BTT

BTT can be used as a verb or a noun. For example:
  • I will BTT that thread.
  • (Here, BTT is being used as a verb.)
  • I have done a BTT to this thread to keep the conversation going.
  • (Here, BTT is being used as a noun.)
As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Bee Tee Tee"), BTT is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

Example of BTT Used in a Text

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