What Does GTBOSH Mean?

GTBOSH means "Glad To Be Of Some Help."

The phrase "Glad To Be Of Some Help" is used with the meaning "You're welcome" or "Don't mention it" as a way of acknowledging thanks. It is typically considered quite formal. In text-based communications, the abbreviation GTBOSH is used much more widely and informally.

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When I write GTBOSH, I mean this: meaning of GTBOSH GTBOSH means you're happy to have helped someone out.

Summary of Key Points

"Glad to Be of Some Help" is the most common definition for GTBOSH on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Glad to Be of Some Help
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of GTBOSH in Sentences

Here are examples of GTBOSH being used in conversations:
  • Mario: Those stats you gave me were really useful when compiling my report.
  • Ian: GTBOSH.
  • Rick: Thank you for looking after my dog while I was in hospital.
  • Carol: I really enjoyed it and I was GTBOSH.

An Academic Look at GTBOSH

GTBOSH is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Gee Tee Bee Oh Ess Aitch), but as this is harder to say than "Glad To Be Of Some Help," it is not often spoken using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation GTBOSH is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "You're welcome" or "No probs" instead of using GTBOSH.

Example of GTBOSH Used in a Text


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