What Does SLAP Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

SLAP means "Sounds Like A Plan."

More Observations...

The abbreviation SLAP is commonly used with the meaning "Sounds Like A Plan" as a positive response to a suggestion. SLAP is similar in meaning to the abbreviations SG2M ("Sounds Good to Me") and TSG2M ("That Sounds Good to Me").

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When I write SLAP, I mean this:

meaning of SLAP

SLAP expresses agreement.

Summary of Key Points

"Sounds Like A Plan" is, by far, the most common meaning for SLAP when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:Sounds Like A Plan
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of SLAP in Sentences

Here are examples of SLAP in conversations:
  • Jim: You could walk the dog while I wash the dishes.
  • Abi: SLAP.
  • Stuart: We could buy candy before we get to the cinema.
  • Matt: SLAP.

An Academic Look at SLAP

As it is spoken like a word, SLAP is an acronym. Acronyms contrast with initialism abbreviations, which are pronounced using their individual letters. SLAP is an abbreviation of "(That) Sounds Like A Plan" and is commonly used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). In other words, it is not always used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have just said "Sounds Like A Plan" or something like "Good Idea" instead of using SLAP.

Example of SLAP Used in a Text

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