What Does XD Mean In Gaming? (Explained With Examples)

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In the gaming world, there are tons of unfamiliar words that can be quite confusing if you’re new. One example of a confusing word is XD; if it’s even a word, we don’t know. So, we’ll discuss the meaning of XD and show you examples of how to use it in a sentence.

What does XD Mean in Gaming?

You’ll often see XD online, and it is actually an emoticon, or as millennials call it; emoji. XD means “laughing out loud” and is used as a shortcut when communicating online. XD can also mean that you are giggling because of what someone said. 

Alternative Meanings

XD could also mean the following, so be careful of how you use the term:

  • Used as a sarcastic reply.
  • Used as a form of mockery.
  • Used to express disgust.

Examples of XD in Gaming Slang

Example 1

  • Girl 1 –XD XD XD!
  • Girl 2 – What’s so funny about losing a game?

Example 2

  • Nate – Nice game!
  • Sarah – XD.

Example 3

  • Friend 1 – I bought game credits. Wanna play?
  • Friend 2 – Yes, XD!

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