What Does DON Mean in a Text?

DON means "Mafia Boss" and "Fellow or Tutor of a University." Here is more information about each of these definitions of DON.

Mafia Boss

DON is a term used to refer to a boss in the mafia.

Other words for "boss," especially in gangland and organized crime circles, include:

Fellow or Tutor of a University

Don is an honorific used for fellows and tutors of universies, especially traditional universities such as Oxford and Cambridge in the UK.

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meaning of DON

"Mafia Boss"

Summary of Key Points for First Definition

"Mafia Boss" is the most common definition for DON on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Mafia Boss
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition for DON

"Fellow or Tutor of a University" is another definition for DON.
Definition:Fellow or Tutor of a University
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Example of DON Used in a Text

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