What Does GANG Mean in a Text?

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

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.

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meaning of 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.
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Group of People" is another common definition for GANG.
Definition:Group of People
Guessability:guessability level 1

1: Easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Example of GANG Used in a Text

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