DC

What Does DC Mean?

DC means "Disconnect (Gaming Term)", "Don't Care" and "Washington".

Disconnect

The abbreviation DC is used in gaming with the meaning "Disconnect". In this context, it means that a player has (either voluntarily or involuntarily) lost their connection to the game.

Don't Care

DC is also used in text messaging with the meaning "Don't Care". The use of DC in this context expresses a lack of interest on the part of the sender.

Washington

DC is widely used as shorthand to refer to Washington DC, the capital of the USA. DC officially refers to the District of Columbia, where Washington is situated.

Summary of Key Points

First Definition for DC

"Disconnect" is the most common definition for DC in gaming related communications, on apps such as Discord, TeamSpeak and Telegram.

DC
Definition:Disconnect
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition for DC

"Don't Care" is another common definition for DC on Snapchat, Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

DC
Definition:Don't Care
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition for DC

"Washington" is a common definition for DC in speech, as well as in text messaging.

DC
Definition:Washington
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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Examples of DC in Sentences

Here are examples of DC being used in conversations: <
  • Carrie: I lost you there! Did you DC?
  • Gail: Yeah, sorry. My internet dropped.
  • Carrie: You're internet is always doing that. Its sucks!
  • Gail: I called the cable company, but they DC. It's all part of living in DC.
  • (Here DC is being used with the meanings "Disconnect", "Don't Care" and "Washington".)

Example of DC Used in a Text

 
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See Also

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