What Does PERF Mean in a Text?

PERF means "Perfect." Like many slang words, the term PERF is formed by using just the few letters of the whole version. (Another popular term formed this way is GORG (gorgeous).)

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When I write PERF, I mean this:

meaning of PERF

This is PERFECT.

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Definition for PERF

PERF means "Perfect." This is the most common meaning for PERF on social-media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat.
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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Examples of PERF in Sentences

Here are examples of PERF being used in conversations:
  • Tony: Shall I meet you at the mall at noon?
  • Jordan: PERF!
  • Tony: I baked you a birthday cake! It's PERF.
  • Jordan: I can't wait to see it!

An Academic Look at PERF

PERF is a contraction of PERFECT. Some contractions, like PERF, use the opening letters of the fully expanded version. Other contractions, like Dr, use letters from the start and end of the fully expanded version. Contractions can also be formed by replacing a letter(s) with an apostrophe (e.g., can't).

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "perfect" instead of PERF.

Example of PERF Used in a Text

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