ATTN

What Does ATTN Mean?

ATTN means "Attention". ATTN is typically used at the start of a message to ensure that the recipient pays attention. In other words, it is used to highlight that the message that follows is important. ATTN is often written in uppercase and followed an exclamation mark.

Summary of Key Points

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

ATTN
Definition:Attention
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write ATTN, I mean this:

meaning of ATTN
ATTN is a warning.

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Examples of ATTN in Sentences

Here is an example of ATTN being used in a conversation:
  • Tony: ATTN! You are about to be attacked.
  • Jordan: Thanks for the heads up.

An Academic Look at ATTN

ATTN is a contraction of attention. Some contractions, like ATTN, use the main letters of the fully expanded version. Other contractions, like Dr, use letters from the start and end of the fully expanded version. Contractions can also be formed by replacing a letter(s) with an apostrophe (e.g., can't).

Example of ATTN Used in a Text

 
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See Also

Selves-isolating (Locking down with a partner) ATTN (attention) FEA (for everyone's attention) AYL (are you listening?)