What Does GTGG Mean in a Text?

GTGG means "Got To Get Going."

The abbreviation GTGG is typically used with the meaning "Got To Get Going" to indicate that the sender is in a hurry and anxious to finish the conversation or to leave.

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When I write GTGG, I mean this:

meaning of GTGG

GTGG means I'm in a hurry.

Summary of Key Points

"Got to Get Going" is the most common definition for GTGG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Got to Get Going
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of GTGG in Sentences

Here are examples of GTGG being used in conversations:
  • Niall: Are you still there?
  • Beatrice: Yes, but I've GTGG or I'll be late.
  • Ryan: It was great going to the cinema last night.
  • Tina: Yes, really enjoyed the film, but GTGG with work or I'll fall behind.

An Academic Look at GTGG

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Gee Tee Gee Gee"), GTGG is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "Must dash" or "Better be off" instead of using GTGG.

Example of GTGG Used in a Text

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