What Does RDC Mean in a Text?

RDC means "Really Don't Care." The abbreviation RDC indicates total dismissal of someone or something and indicates that the sender has no interest at all in the situation.

RDC is one of many abbreviations used to indicate a lack of interest. Others include: In 2013, American singer Demi Lovato wrote and performed a song entitled "Really Don't Care." It featured English singer Cher Lloyd and catalogued the break-up of a relationship.

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When I write RDC, I mean this:

meaning of RDC

RDC usually indicates a definite lack of interest.

Summary of Key Points

"Really Don't Care" is the most common definition for RDC on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Really Don't Care
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of RDC in Sentences

Here are examples of RDC being used in conversations:
  • Jo: You mean more to me than anyone else in the world.
  • Chris: RDC. You're still not having my last candy.
  • Shaun: Do these trousers suit me?
  • Pat: I RDC. We're 40 minutes late already!

An Academic Look at RDC

RDC is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Arr Dee See). However, it is not often spoken using its letters. The abbreviation RDC is for efficiency in writing, rather than for efficiency in speech.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have said something like "I really don't care " instead of using the abbreviation RDC.

Example of RDC Used in a Text

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