What Does PG Mean in a Text?

PG means "Parental Guidance" and "Please God."

Parental Guidance

The abbreviation PG is a classification indicating that a movie or video game is rated as "Parental Guidance" (i.e., guidance from a parent or guardian is recommended for younger viewers).

Please God

In text messaging (especially in Ireland), PG is also used with the meaning "Please God." In this context, PG is often used as an exclamation (e.g., in response to a stupid comment) or as a prayer (hoping for a desired outcome).

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When I write PG, I mean this:

meaning of PG

"Parental Guidance"

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of PG

"Parental Guidance" is the most common definition for PG in relation to the classification of video games and movies.
Definition:Parental Guidance
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Second Definition of PG

"Please God" is a common definition for PG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Please God
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Example of PG Used in a Text

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