What Does NO CAP Mean?

NO CAP means "I'm Not Lying."

The phrase no cap is widely used on social media and in text messaging to mean "no lie" (i.e., "I'm telling the truth," "No joke," or "I'm not exaggerating"). For example:
  • I'm gonna go to the gym at least three times this week. No cap.
  • My cousin had a friend who's arm was broken by a swan. No cap.
No cap means the opposite of cap ("lie" or "exaggerate"). Both terms were popularized in 2017, with the release of the song "No Cap," by Atlanta-based rappers Future and Young Thug.

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meaning of NO CAP

No Cap means "no lie."

Summary of Key Points

"I'm Not Lying" is the most common definition for NO CAP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:I'm Not Lying
Type:Slang Word
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

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