What Does CTO Mean?

CTO means "Check This Out."

The abbreviation CTO is used with the meaning "Check This Out" to draw attention to something (e.g., a website, an advertisement, or a social-media post). For example:
  • Hey CTO. It's exactly what you have been looking for.
  • CTO. It's my outfit for Saturday. What do you think?
  • CTO. If this isn't the most interesting report on borderline consciousness, phenomenal consciousness, and artificial consciousness you have ever read, I'll eat my hat!

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When I write CTO, I mean this: meaning of CTO CTO is similar to "look at this!"

Summary of Key Points

"Check This Out" is the most common definition for CTO on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Check This Out
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers


An Academic Look at CTO

CTO is used as an imperative sentence (i.e., an order).

CTO is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Cee Tee Oh). However, it is not often spoken using its letters. CTO is used for efficiency in writing, rather than in speech.

Example of CTO Used in a Text


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