Meaning of ATAP

What Does ATAP Mean?

ATAP means "Any Time Any Place". The abbreviation ATAP is often used as a response to a threat of violence but is also commonly used to indicate a large window of availability when responding to a request for a meeting.
Summary of Key Points

Definition for ATAP

ATAP means "Any Time, Any Place". This is the most common definition for ATAP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about ATAP:

Definition:Any Time, Any Place
Type:Acronym and Abbreviation
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for ATAP
When I write ATAP, I mean this:

meaning of ATAP
"Any Time, Any Place"

Examples of ATAP in Sentences

Here are examples of ATAP being used in conversations:
  • Tom: I am gonna kick your ass, dude!
  • Steve: Yeah right! ATAP man.
  • Kevin: We need to get together soon to discuss this.
  • Mary: Of course. ATAP.

An Academic Look at ATAP

ATAP is an adverb of time.

ATAP is an initialism abbreviation. It is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eh, Tee, Eh, Pee), but as this is harder to say than "Any Time, Any Place" it is not often uttered using all of its letters. In other words, the abbreviation ATAF is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "Any Time Any Place" instead of using the abbreviation ATAP.

A Text with ATAP

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


See Also

A3 (anywhere, anytime, any place) SPST (same place, same time) STSP (same time same place) WTTIR (when the time is right)