What Does DP Mean in a Text?

DP means "Dick Pic" and "Double Penetration." Here is more information about each of these definitions of DP.

Dick Pic

On social media and chat forums, DP means "Dick Pic" (i.e., a photo of male genitalia).
  • Tony: Lee has been arrested.
  • John: Why?!
  • Tony: He sent a DP to Jenny's mum's phone when he was drunk.

Double Penetration

In a sexual context, DP means "Double Penetration." It is when a woman has sex with two men at the same time.

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When I write DP, I mean this:

meaning of DP

"Dick Pic"

Summary of Key Points for the First Definition

"Dick Pic" is the most common definition for DP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Dick Pic
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Double Penetration" is another common definition for DP.
Definition:Double Penetration
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at DP

Whether used with the meaning "Dick Pic" or "Double Penetration," DP is an initialism abbreviation, as it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dee Pee). Initialisms differ from acronyms, which are abbreviations spoken like words (e.g., RUT, SKO).

Example of DP Used in a Text

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