What Does NALGO Mean in a Text?

NALGO means "Not a Lot Going On." NALGO is typically used in response to a message like "what's happening?", e.g., ZUP (what's up?). The most common users of NALGO are teenagers telling their colleagues that they are bored.

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When I write NALGO, I mean this:

meaning of NALGO

When I say NALGO, I mean that there is not a lot going on...yawn.

Summary of Key Points

"Not a Lot Going On" is the most common definition for NALGO on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Not a Lot Going On
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of NALGO in Sentences

Here are examples of NALGO being used in conversations:
  • Tony: Hey, what's happening, man?
  • Jordan: NALGO. Bored.
  • Tony: Can we meet up at the weekend? NALGO here.
  • Jordan: Yeah, at least we can be bored together!

An Academic Look at NALGO

NALGO is used like a declarative sentence (i.e., a statement) with the meaning "there is not a lot going on here."

Of note, NALGO is sometimes said like an acronym, which is an abbreviation spoken like a word (e.g., NATO, SCUBA, FIFA).

Example of NALGO Used in a Text

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