D8

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What Does D8 Mean?

D8 means "Date." D8 is used in both senses of the word. In other words, D8 can refer to date meaning:
  • A romantic meeting held by two individuals with the aim of assessing each other's suitability as a future partner.
  • A specific day.
D8 uses the number 8 to replace the letters "ate." Here are some other terms that make use of this efficiency:

Summary of Key Points

"Date" is the most common definition for D8 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
D8
Definition:Date
Type:Acronym
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write D8, I mean this:

meaning of D8
I can't wait to go on my date tonight.

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Examples of D8 in Sentences

Here are examples of D8 being used in conversations:
  • Tony: I can't believe you're going on a D8 with my brother!
  • Jordan: Get over it. We aren't children anymore.
  • Tony: Let's go the Blackpool illuminations.
  • Jordan: D8?
  • Tony: It's a little late for that!
  • Jordan: Ha ha, I meant D8 as in when not D8 as in romantic meeting!

An Academic Look at D8

D8 is typically used as a noun. Of note, D8 is not an acronym or an abbreviation. It is classified as a cyber term because it employs both letters and numbers. Initially, cyber term terms were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texting, they are now mostly employed for fun.

Using Numbers in Texts

This video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":

Example of D8 Used in a Text

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See Also

DOB (date of birth) EDD (estimated delivery date) MTD (month to date) PULL (to attract someone on a date) PUMA (woman who dates younger men) MUDSHARK (white woman who dates black men)