What Does G2G Mean in a Text?

G2G means "Got To Go." The use of the abbreviation G2G lets the recipient know you must leave immediately. It implies a sense of urgency, suggesting you are already late.

GTG can also mean "Good To Go," which is used to confirm that something or someone is finished, is ready to start or is ready to leave.

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When I write G2G, I mean this:

meaning of G2G

G2G means you have to leave immediately.

Summary of Key Points

"Got to Go" is the most common definition for G2G on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Got to Go
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of G2G in Sentences

Here are examples of G2G being used in conversations:
  • Ray: Are you going to help me wash up?
  • Manuel: G2G. I'm late for the gym.
  • Pete: There's just one more thing I need to show you.
  • Bret: I've been here hours already. I've G2G.

An Academic Look at G2G

G2G is classified by our team as an "internet slang term" as opposed to an initialism abbreviation or an acronym. Initially, "slang terms" were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texting and on-screen keyboards, they are now mostly employed for fun. "Slang terms" differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "Must fly" or "I'm in a hurry" instead of using G2G.

Using Numbers in Texts

This video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":

Example of G2G Used in a Text

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