What Does “This” Mean In Texting? (Explained With Examples)

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Are you wondering what “this” means in texting? No worries, we’ll decipher the meaning of that simple phrase for you. We’re going to explain what it means and provide you with some examples of how to use it…

What does “This” Mean in Texting?

“This” by itself is a phrase used in group texts when you want to agree with something the person above you said. It is a way of showing affirmation in an extremely simple way. Basically, someone writes a statement you agree with, and you simply reply with “This”, so that everyone sees that you agree. People also use it in comments under photos with captions they agree with.

Alternative Meanings

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

  • This is Sparta
  • When something is really cool

Examples of “This” in Text Slang

Example 1

  • Tom – I can’t believe no one here did their assignment. I really hope we all get punished for it!
  • Kimmy – This…

Example 2

  • Julia– Yeah, I think everyone should be a feminist today, it’s common sense!
  • Tyler – Yup, this!

Example 3

  • Frank – So I need everyone in this group chat to realize that we all messed up by not finishing in time, it’s no one’s fault in particular…
  • Anna – This!

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