What Does /S Mean?

/S is a tone indicator which means "sarcasm."

/S is more commonly typed as /s. It is used at the end of a message to make it clear that the last comment was meant sarcastically.

Check out our complete list of tone indicators.

Summary of Key Points

"Sarcasm" is the most common definition for the /S or /s emoticon on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
/S or /s
Type:Cyber Term (Emoticon)
5: Extremely difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of /S Used in a Text


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