What Does F9 Mean?

F9 means "Fine." Then said quick "F" and "9" sound like "fine." THis term is most often used to suggest someone or something is good or refined.

F9 is also used to refer to someone who is promiscuous (i.e., moves quickly from one relationship to the next) or to suggest getting rid of a partner. For example, "You should F9 that boy." This usage comes from the website chatroulette.com, where pressing the F9 button moved you on to the next person.

Summary of Key Points

"Fine" is the most common definition for F9 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Type:Word and Abbreviation
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for F9

When I write F9, I mean this:

meaning of F9
F9 means fine.


Examples of F9 in Sentences

Here are examples of F9 being used in conversations:
  • Kate: I picked up the work from your house today. It all looks F9.
  • Carla: Great, thank you.
  • Adam: How's your cough today?
  • Sue: It's F9. Thank you.

An Academic Look at F9

F9 is defined as a cyber term because some of its characters are used as substitutes for letters. Most cyber terms were introduced to reduce the number of key strokes required to write the word, but since the arrival of predictive texting and keyboards on mobile devices, this efficiency is no longer required. Nevertheless, cyber terms are still regularly used to make messages more entertaining or to express individuality. Cyber terms differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.

F9 is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • She thought the dress looked F9.
F9 can also be used as an imperative verb. For example:
  • F9 that lunatic.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "fine" instead of F9.

Second Definition for F9

This meaning was also noted:
Definition:Move on
5: Extremely difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Using Numbers in Texts

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

Example of F9 Used in a Text


See Also

5N (fine) FBM (fine by me) FBTW (fine, be that way) FYN (fine) AOK (all ok) K (okay) 86 (to get rid of something) AIT (alright) ITE (alright?) IGHT (alright)