SA

What Does SA Mean?

SA means "Sexual Assault" and "Sibling Alert." Here is more information about each of these definitions of SA.

Sexual Assault

On chat forums and social media (such as TikTok), the word SA is often used with the meaning "sexual assault."

In this context, SA is an example of algospeak, the abbreviation, deliberate misspelling, or substitution of words in order to bypass automated content moderation systems.

Sibling Alert

SA also means "Sibling Alert." In this context, SA is sent as a warning to the recipient that the sender's brother or sister is in a position to be able to eavesdrop on their conversation.

Summary of Key Points for the First Definition

"Sexual Assault" is the most common definition for SA on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
SA
Definition:Sexual Assault
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Sibling Alert" is another common definition for SA.
SA
Definition:Sibling Alert
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of SA Used in a Text

SA

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