What Does GTTS Mean?

GTTS means "Got The T-Shirt." The abbreviation GTTS is a contraction of the saying "Been there, done that, got the T-shirt." GTTS means that the sender knows exactly what the recipient is talking about, because they have had the same experience.

GTTS is typically used in an empathetic manner, to express understanding and solidarity. However, it can also be used arrogantly. (Someone who uses GTTS in response to every announcement can be seen as boring and arrogant.)

GTTS has the same meaning as BTDT (Been There Done That).

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When I write GTTS, I mean this: meaning of GTTS GTTS is a way of saying you've had the same experience as someone else.

Summary of Key Points

"Got the T-Shirt" is the most common definition for GTTS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Got the T-Shirt
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of GTTS in Sentences

Here are examples of GTTS being used in conversations:
  • Paul: Your ex has just dumped me for someone else.
  • Steve: Join the club, mate. I've GTTS.
  • James: The bungee jump in New Zealand is the most amazing experience.
  • Hannah: I did that years ago,GTTS.

An Academic Look at GTTS

GTTS is an abbreviation of the phrase "Been there, done that, got the T-shirt."

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "That's happened to me" or "I understand" instead of GTTS.

Example of GTTS Used in a Text


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