What Does PU Mean in a Text?

PU means "Pop Up" (i.e., "Message Me").

The abbreviation PU means "pop up". It is commonly used on Snapchat and on some other social media platforms when the user wants someone to message them. For example:
  • So bored... someone PU and speak to me.
  • Please PU. I need to share.

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When I write PU, I mean this:

meaning of PU

"Pop Up (i.e., "Message Me")"

Summary of Key Points

"Pop Up" is the most common definition for PU on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Pop Up (i.e., "Message Me")
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at PU

PU is classified as an initialism abbreviation, as it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Pee Yoo").

Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are abbreviations spoken as words (e.g., LOL, NATO).

Example of PU Used in a Text

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