What Does GANG Mean?

GANG means "Group of People" and "Cool." Here is more information about each of these definitions of GANG, with examples of use.

Group of People

While GANG is most commonly used to refer to a group of adolescents or organized criminals, it is also widely used to refer to any group of people. For example:
  • Sam: I'm going to the cinema with the GANG from work.
  • Ali: You should go see the new Spiderman movie. I took my little sister with a GANG of her friends from school. It was great!


GANG is also used to mean "Cool". The use of GANG in this context probably stems from its official definition as a group of people and implies approval, admiration, or agreement. For example:
  • Toni: I'll pick you up at your place.
  • Jo: GANG. Nine o'clock okay?
  • Toni: GANG.

Summary of Key Points for the First Definition of GANG

"Cool" is the most common definition for GANG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Group of People" is another common definition for GANG.
Definition:Group of People
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Example of GANG Used in a Text


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