What Does IGI Mean in a Text?

IGI means "I Get It."

The abbreviation IGI is used with the meaning "I Get It" or "I Got It" to indicate that a message has been received and understood.

IGI is similar in meaning to HUA (Heard, Understood, Acknowledged) and GETCHA (I Understand), but has completely the opposite meaning to IDU (I Don't Understand).

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When I write IGI, I mean this:

meaning of IGI

IGI means "I understand."

Summary of Key Points

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

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of IGI in Sentences

Here are examples of IGI being used in conversations:
  • Sophia: Why was she here?
  • Nick: Because she brought my 'phone round. That's all.
  • Sophia: Okay, IGI.
  • Teacher: Do you understand what I mean?
  • Student: Yeah, IGI.

An Academic Look at IGI

IGI is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eye Gee Eye), but as this is harder to say than "I Get It," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation IGI is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

The word "get" is a verb (i.e. a doing word) and means to receive or obtain. The abbreviation IGI shows that someone has "received" or "obtained" understanding of something.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "OK," "Understood," or even just "I Get It" instead of using IGI.

Example of IGI Used in a Text

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