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What Does FTP Mean?

The abbreviation FTP means "File Transfer Protocol," "Free To Play," "F*ck The Police," and "F*ck The Pope." Here is more information about each of these definitions of FTP.

File Transfer Protocol

In computing FTP is used with the meaning "File Transfer Protocol" to refer to a set of rules that computers follow to transfer files over the internet.

FTP is used to transfer files from one computer to another, or to upload and download files from a server.

Free To Play

In gaming F2P is used with the meaning "Free To Play." F2P games do not require users to pay to participate. However, F2P players are typically only allowed access to very basic features of the game. Upgrades to higher levels, or to gameplay-enhancing features usually have to be paid for.

Many F2P games are designed to generate revenue through advertisements and sales of related items.

Popular F2P games available in 2021, include Genshin Impact, Warframe, and World of Tanks.

"Free To Play" is also abbreviated as F2P.

F*ck The Police

FTP is also used with the meaning "F*ck The Police."

F*ck The Pope

Amongst Protestants in Scotland and Northern Ireland, FTP is used with the meaning "F*ck The Pope" to express disrespect for the Catholic community.

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of FTP

"File Transfer Protocol" is a common definition for FTP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
FTP
Definition:File Transfer Protocol
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition of FTP

"Free To Play" is the most common definition for FTP in gaming related communications on apps such as Discord, TeamSpeak and Telegram.
FTP
Definition:Free To Play
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition of FTP

FTP also means "F*ck The Police."
FTP
Definition:F*ck The Police
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Fourth Definition of FTP

In Scotland and Northern Ireland FTP often means "F*ck The Pope."
FTP
Definition:F*ck The Pope
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of FTP Used in a Text

FTP

See Also

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