What Does S2G Mean in a Text?

S2G means "Swear to God." S2G is typically used to vouch for the veracity of a statement. For example:
  • He spent the whole night looking at his phone S2G.
However, it is occasionally used as an expletive with a meaning similar to OMG. For example:
  • S2G Did he really think you would believe that he had written the essay himself?

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When I write S2G, I mean this:

meaning of S2G

S2G means "I swear to God," which is similar in meaning to "I promise."

Summary of Key Points

"Swear to God" is the most common definition for S2G on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Swear to God
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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Examples of S2G in Sentences

Here are some more examples of S2G being used in conversations:
  • Tony: S2G I will throw you out of this house if you do not tidy your room.
  • (Here, S2G has a meaning similar to "I promise.")
  • Tony: S2G, let's see if he turns up on Monday.
  • (Here, S2G has a meaning similar to "Oh, my God.")

An Academic Look at S2G

S2G is typically used as an independent clause with the meaning "I swear to God."

S2G is defined as an "internet slang term" by our team because some of its characters are used as substitutes for letters. Initially, "internet slang terms" were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texting and on-screen keyboards, they are now mostly employed for fun. ("Slang terms" differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.)

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "I swear to God" instead of S2G.

Using Numbers in Texts

This video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":

Example of S2G Used in a Text

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