Meaning of AFAICT

What Does AFAICT Mean?

AFAICT means "As Far As I Can Tell". AFAICT is typically used to indicate that a statement you have made is based on your personal understanding of a situation. The abbreviation is a caveat meaning "I am not completely certain, but I thinků"

Of note, AFAICT has the same meaning as AFAICS (As Far As I Can See).
Summary of Key Points

Definition for AFAICT

AFAICT means "As Far As I Can Tell". This is the most common definition for AFAICT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about AFAICT:

Definition:As Far As I Can Tell
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for AFAICT
When I write AFAICT, I mean this:

meaning of AFAICT
AFAICT means "I┤m not putting my ass on the line, Comrade President".

Examples of AFAICT in Sentences

Here are examples of AFAICT being used in conversations:
  • Sam: AFAICT politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly, and for the same reason.
  • Celine: AFAICT artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.

An Academic Look at AFAICT

AFAICT is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Aay Eff Aay Eye Cee Tee), but as this is harder to say than "As far as I can tell," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation AFAICT is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just written "As Far As I Can Tell" instead of using the abbreviation AFAICT.

A Text with AFAICT

Using AFAICT on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


See Also

AFAIK (as far as I know) AIKRN (all I know right now) DKY (don't know yet) FAIK (for all I know) FMTKFYTFO (for me to know, for you to find out) GOK (God only knows) AIUI (as I understand it) IIUC (if I understand correctly)