What Does Dot Dot Dot Mean In Texting? (Explained With Examples)

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Do you want to know what “dot dot dot” means in texting? Alright, in this article, we will provide you with the answer. All you need to do is keep on reading and you will get it! We’re going to explain what it means and provide you with some examples of how to use it…

What does Dot Dot Dot Mean in Texting?

In texting, “dot dot dot”, or ““dotdotdot” is a verbalization of “…” (ellipsis). You use it the same way you would use the symbol, it replaces a short silence and can be used sarcastically. It can also simply mean that the other person wants you to know they are giving you the silent treatment because of something you said.

It could be because they are fed up with you or are simply shocked by something you said.

Alternative Meanings

It can also mean a few other things, but it would be rare to see them used this way…

  • Lack of appropriate reaction

Examples of Dot Dot Dot in Text Slang

Example 1

  • Kelly – Did you talk to Emily?
  • Nina – Nope, I sent her a message but she dot dot dotted me!

Example 2

  • Michael – Hey Kendra, you’re cute, wanna go out with me?
  • Kendra – Dot dot dot

Example 3

  • Linda – OMG I hate dogs!
  • Joey – Dot dot dot

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