What Does IDI Mean in a Text?

IDI means "I Doubt It." The abbreviation IDI is typically used as a response to a statement or a question about something that is untrue or is unlikely to happen.

IDI is completely different in meaning to ND (No doubt), which means that you believe something to be true, and NID (Never In Doubt), which means you always believed something was true.

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When I write IDI, I mean this:

meaning of IDI

IDI is typically used to indicate scepticism.

Summary of Key Points

"I Doubt It" is the most common definition for IDI on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:I Doubt It
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of IDI in Sentences

Here are examples of IDI being used in conversations:
  • Patsy: I reckon I'll get straight A's in my exams.
  • Kaija: IDI, you haven't done any work.
  • Jim: We should get there by 7pm.
  • Abi: IDI, the traffic is really bad tonight.

An Academic Look at IDI

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Eye Dee Aye"), IDI 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 would have just said "I Doubt It" instead of using IDI.

Example of IDI Used in a Text

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