What Does ITSK Mean in a Text?

ITSK (It Is Okay) is typically used to comfort someone after an admittance of doing something stupid or an admittance of disloyalty or overstepping a boundary.

Of course, ITSK can be used in many other contexts for which the meaning of its words can be taken literally. However, ITSK usually carries a connotation of "Don't worry. It will be fine."

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When I write ITSK, I mean this:

meaning of ITSK

ITSK (It's Okay) usually carries a connotation of "Don't worry. It will be fine."

Summary of Key Points

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

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of ITSK in Sentences

Here are examples of ITSK being used in conversations:
  • Charlie: I spent my week's wages in the casino on the way home.
  • Jordan: ITSK
  • (Here, ITSK consoles Person A after an admittance of doing something stupid.)
  • Charlie: I used your car last night without asking.
  • Jordan: ITSK
  • (Here, ITSK consoles Person A after an admittance of overstepping a boundary.)

An Academic Look at ITSK

ITSK is not technically an initialism abbreviation as the only word abbreviated is "Okay" and even this is not represented by its initial letter. ITSK is best described as an "internet slang term," which has emerged for efficiency in writing.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "things will be fine" or "try not to worry about it" instead of ITSK.

Example of ITSK Used in a Text

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