What Does LEET Mean?

LEET means "Elite."

The term LEET is used widely online, especially in gaming circles, with the meaning "ELITE".

LEET is thought to have originated on BBS (Bulletin Board Systems), where "ELITE" level users developed an alternative alphabet that allowed them to discuss sensitive topics (e.g., hacking) without censorship. This language became known as Leetspeak. Leetspeak is now widely referred to as LEET and LEET symbols are common internet memes.

LEET is often written using the figures 1337 and sometimes as 133T.

Summary of Key Points

"Elite" is the most common definition for LEET on gaming related apps such as Discord, TeamSpeak and Telegram, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of LEET in Sentences

Here's an example of LEET being used in conversation:
  • Ollie: Another win for us! We are LEET!
  • Kelly: I carried you through that game noob! I'm the LEET one.

Example of LEET Used in a Text


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