What is a COVIDIOT? Can sounds give you brain tingles? What is a man looking for younger girls called? What is an "Unexplained Drinking Injury (UDI)"? What does QQ mean? P911 means parents are watching! Why does <4 mean "more than love"? What does DIAMOND HANDS mean? Send an encrypted message. Learn all the Snapchat emojis.
Search our site
What Does PITR Mean?PITR means "Parent In The Room." The abbreviation PITR is used to alert the recipient to the fact that a parent or guardian is nearby and may be able to see what is being typed. PITR acts as a warning against typing anything that an adult would disapprove of, at the same time as letting the recipient know that the sender's own messages may be stilted.
PITR is one of many abbreviations used by children and teenagers to alert their friends to the presence of adults. Others include: 99 (Parents Stopped Watching) might be used.
Image for PITRWhen I write PITR, I mean this: PITR: Watch out, there's a parent about!
Summary of Key Points"Parent In The Room" is the most common definition for PITR on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
|Definition:||Parent In The Room|
2: Quite easy to guess
Adults and Teenagers
Examples of PITR in SentencesHere are examples of PITR being used in conversations:
- Cindy: Did you let him?
- Jane: PITR. Do we have practice tomorrow?
- Karl: All set for Saturday?
- Claire: PITR. I have to talk to my mom about the weekend. What are you going to be doing?
An Academic Look at PITRPITR is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Pee Eye Tee Arr). However, it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation PITR is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we would not have needed the abbreviation PITR, with the meaning "Parent In The Room."
Example of PITR Used in a Text
Help Us To Improve Cyber Definitions
- Do you disagree with something on this page?
- Did you spot a typo?
- Do you know a slang term that we've missed?