What Does ACE Mean?

ACE means "Excellent". The term ACE derives from the Ace playing card, which has the highest value card in many card games. ACE is commonly used on social media and chat rooms to describe something as positive. In the UK, the term has a connotation of trying to be cool, while in the US, it is a straight synonym for "excellent".

Summary of Key Points

"Excellent" is the most common definition for ACE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write ACE, I mean this:

meaning of ACE
ACE means excellent.


Examples of ACE in Sentences

Here are examples of ACE being used in conversations:
  • Tony: Hey, thanks for your notes for the next test. You're ACE.
  • Jordan: No problem, I hope you pass.
  • Tony: When does the new game go on sale?
  • Jordan: Midnight. Are you coming to buy it? It'll be ACE!

An Academic Look at ACE

ACE is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • This new drink is ACE.
  • (Here, the adjective ACE modifies the noun drink.)

Example of ACE Used in a Text


See Also

Selves-isolating (Locking down with a partner) ACE (excellent, great) 2G (too good) 2K4U (to cool for you) BADASS (a cool person (as a noun)) CEWL (cool) BADASS (excellent or effective (as an adjective) (e.g. this is a badass car)) BLAZING (excellent) CUSHTI (excellent)