What Does YGG Mean in a Text?

The abbreviation YGG means "You Go Girl!" and "Young Go-Getter." Here is more information about each of these abbreviations of YGG, including examples of use.

You Go Girl!

YGG is used with the meaning "You Go Girl!" when speaking to a female of any age (young or old) to offer encouragement, boost morale or express agreement. For example:
  • Toni: I've got a place on the team!
  • Jordan: Well done! YGG!
  • Sam: I'm gonna buy some running shoes and I'm going to do that race with you next year!
  • Jo: YGG!

Young Go-Getter

YGG is also used with the meaning "Young Go-Getter" (or "Young Go-Getta"). In this context, YGG is used to refer to a young person who is ambitious, determined and focused. It is often used as a form of encouragement (as with "You Go Girl!"). For example:
  • Lee: I will be running the department by the time I'm 25.
  • Al: You're a real YGG! You can do it!

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meaning of YGG

YGG also means "Young Go-Getter."

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of YGG

"You Go Girl!" is the most common definition for YGG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:You Go Girl!
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition of YGG

"Young Go-Getter" is another definition for YGG.
Definition:Young Go-Getter
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at YGG

YGG is normally used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not often used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

Of note, as it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Why Gee Gee"), YGG is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.)

Example of YGG Used in a Text

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