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What Does DD Mean?

The abbreviation DD is used with a number of meanings, including "Designated Driver," "Drunk Dialing," "Due Diligence," and "Large Breasts." Here is more information about each of these definitions of DD.

Designated Driver

DD is widely used with the meaning "Designated Driver" to refer to the member of a group who is responsible for driving and therefore refrains from consuming alcohol.

Drunk Dialing

When used with the meaning "Drunk Dialing," DD refers to the act of making a phone call when under the influence of alcohol. (Rarely a good idea!)

Due Diligence

In banking and financial circles, DD is used with the meaning "Due Diligence" to refer to the research and examination of financial records which is carried out before making an investment. In the same way, DD is often used (sometimes humorously) to refer to the consideration given to any decision. For example:
  • Sam: Are you going to buy this stock?
  • Jo: I am still doing the DD.
  • Sam: Do you want to go out with me?
  • Dani: I might, but I'm not sure I know you well enough. I will have to carry out some DD and get back to you.

Large Breasts

DD is also sometimes used with the meaning "Large Breasts." In this context, DD comes from the letters which designate an extra-large bra size.

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of DD

"Designated Driver" is a common definition for DD on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
DD
Definition:Designated Driver
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition of DD

"Drunk Dialing" is another common definition for DD.
DD
Definition:Drunk Dialing
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition of DD

"Due Diligence" is a common definition for DD in business and finance.
DD
Definition:Due Diligence
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Specialists

First Definition of DD

DD also means "Large Breasts."
DD
Definition:Large Breasts
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write DD, I mean this:

DD means WallStreetBets
DD also means "Designated Driver," "Drunk Dialing," and "Large Breasts."

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An Academic Look at DD

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Dee Dee"), DD is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

Example of DD Used in a Text

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See Also

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