What Does PERIODT Mean in a Text?

PERIODT means "End of Conversation."

PERIODT is used to verbally indicate the end of a sentence and emphasize that a statement is final, the conversation is over and there is nothing else to be said or discussed.

PERIODT is a more forceful version of the US term "period" (UK "full stop"). For example:
  • I'm finished with Jo. PERIODT.
  • I'm the biggest One Direction fan out of the two of us. PERIODT.
The letter T at the end of PERIODT is supposed to mimic Black speech patterns. The term was originally popularized by the Black gay community, but its use spread in the early 2020s, on social media platforms such as Twitter and TikTok.

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When I write PERIODT, I mean this:

meaning of PERIODT

PERIODT is a more foreceful version of "period."

Summary of Key Points

"End of Conversation" is the most common definition for PERIODT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:End of Conversation
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

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An Academic Look at PERIODT

PERIODT is an interjection. An interjection is a word added to a sentence to convey an emotion or a sentiment such as surprise, disgust, joy, excitement, or enthusiasm.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said just said "period" instead of PERIODT.

Example of PERIODT Used in a Text

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