What Does PVT Mean in a Text?

PVT means "Private." The term PVT denotes that information is not to be shared outside an agreed circle of knowledge. The term PVT can be used between two people or among a group. It is commonly used in texting and chat rooms when someone wants the conversation to be with only one person.

PVT can be a sign of grooming when used in cyber-sex chat rooms.

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When I write PVT, I mean this:

meaning of PVT

PVT (Private) means only certain people can see the information.

Summary of Key Points

"Private" is the most common definition for PVT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of PVT in Sentences

Here are examples of PVT being used in conversations:
  • Tony: PVT I'm meeting Jane tonight.
  • Jordan: Oh, good for you.
  • Tony: Where were you last night?
  • Jordan: I can't tell you as it's PVT.

An Academic Look at PVT

PVT is a contraction of private. Some contractions, like AMP (from amplifier), 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).

PVT is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • The is a PVT conversation.
  • Example of PVT Used in a Text

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