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Meaning of DEGT

What Does DEGT Mean?

DEGT means "Don't Even Go There". The idiom "Don't Even Go There", which can also be seen in the shorter form DGT (Don't Go There), essentially means "let's change the subject". It can have the following the nuances:
  • I don't want to talk about that because you won't believe what I have to say.
  • Don't try that on me.
  • Let's avoid that at all cost.
Summary of Key Points

Definition for DEGT

DEGT means "Don't Even Go There". This is the most common definition for DEGT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about DEGT:

Definition:Don't Even Go There
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write DEGT, I mean this:

meaning of DEGT
DEGT means "change the subject".

Examples of DEGT in Sentences

Here are examples of DEGT being used in conversations:
  • Person A: So, how was your holiday?
  • Person B: Honestly, DEGT!
  • (Here, DEGT means "I don't want to talk about that because you won't believe what I have to say", i.e. the holiday was a disaster.)
  • Person A: I'm going to post your letter on Facebook.
  • Person B: DEGT.
  • (Here, DEGT means "Don't try that with me".)
  • Person A: I think we might have to close the shop.
  • Person B: DEGT!
  • (Here, DEGT means "Let's avoid that at all cost".)

An Academic Look at DEGT

DEGT is used as a standalone imperative sentence (i.e., an order).

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "don't even go there" in full instead of DEGT.

A Text with DEGT

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


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