What Does TTFN Mean in a Text?

TTFN means "Ta-Ta For Now." TTFN is an initialism abbreviation used to say goodbye temporarily. Ta-Ta is an informal expression meaning goodbye which came into popular use in the UK during the 2nd World War.

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When I write TTFN, I mean this:

meaning of TTFN

TTFN is often used in speech as well as online.

Summary of Key Points

"Ta-Ta for Now" is the most common definition for TTFN on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Ta-Ta for Now
Guessability:guessability level 1
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of TTFN in Sentences

Here is an example of TTFN being used in a conversation:
  • Tony: I really enjoyed the theatre with you today and can't wait to see you again TTFN.
  • Jordan: Yes, me too. I'll see you Saturday TTFN.

An Academic Look at TTFN

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Tee Tee Ef En"), TTFN is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words. Of note, "Tee Tee Ef En" is commonly used during everyday speech as well as online.

Example of TTFN Used in a Text

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