What Does KTHNXBI Mean?

KTHNXBI (Okay Thanks Bye) carries a connotation of "thanks for nothing" or "whatever," and it is usually used to end a conversation quickly and with a passive-aggressive overtone.

Naturally, KTHNXBI can be used in many other contexts for which the meaning of its words can be taken literally.

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When I write KTHNXBI, I mean this: meaning of KTHNXBI KTHNXBI usually carries a connotation of "yeah, whatever" or "thanks for nothing."

Summary of Key Points

"Okay, Thanks, Bye" is the most common definition for KTHNXBI on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Okay, Thanks, Bye
Type:Cyber Term
(Not technically an abbreviation)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of KTHNXBI in Sentences

Here are examples of KTHNXBI being used in conversations:
  • Charlie: I've decided to go to the party with George on Saturday.
  • Jordan: KTHNXBI
  • (Here, KTHNXBI has a connotation of "whatever.")
  • Charlie: Your passport is in the car. Have a good trip.
  • Jordan: KTHNXBI
  • (Here, KTHNXBI does not have an aggressive connotation.)

An Academic Look at KTHNXBI

KTHNXBI is not technically an initialism abbreviation. It is best described as a cyber 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 "thanks for nothing" or "thanks for nought" instead of KTHNXBI.

Example of KTHNXBI Used in a Text


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