What Does GTOG Mean in a Text?

GTOG means "Got To Go." The abbreviation GTG means someone has to leave immediately. GTG implies a sense of urgency, suggesting they are already late.


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When I write GTOG, I mean this:

meaning of GTOG

GTOG means someone has to leave.

Summary of Key Points

"Got to Go" is the most common definition for GTOG 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 GTOG in Sentences

Here are examples of GTOG being used in conversations:
  • Simon: I'm not saying your perfume is too strong. I'm just saying the canary was alive before you got here.
  • Kay: Ha ha. Anyway, I've GTOG, before I split my sides laughing.
  • Don: Can you give me a lift to the station?
  • Helen: Sorry. I've GTOG. I'm already late for the dentist.

An Academic Look at GTOG

GTOG is an abbreviation of the phrase "(I have) got to go." As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Gee Tee Oh Gee"), GTOG is classified as an initialism abbreviation.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I'm in a hurry" or "must dash" instead of using GTOG.

Example of GTOG Used in a Text

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