What Does TOXIC Mean?

TOXIC means Bad Attitude and Behavior in an online gaming context.

It is not uncommon for a player to feel aggrieved in some way. There could be no particular reason for this, or the player could feel ganged up on, underestimated, or undervalued.

Whatever the reason, a player who is constantly complaining, tutting, or swearing is described as TOXIC.

Summary of Key Points

"Bad Attitude and Behavior" is the most common definition for TOXIC on online gaming forums.
Definition:Bad Attitude and Behavior
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of TOXIC in Sentences

Here is an example of TOXIC being used in an online conversation:
  • Jack: FFS! That's not fair.
  • Jack: Oh, FFS! Give me a break.
  • Jack: FFS! Why me?
  • Mark: You're getting a bit TOXIC, bro.
  • Jack: It's not me. It's you!
  • Mark: Calm yourself, mate. Don't be SALTY. No one likes a TOXIC player in their team.

Example of TOXIC Used in a Text

Using TOXIC on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, or Snapchat)


See Also

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