What Does G2G Mean?

G2G means "Got To Go." The use of the abbreviation G2G lets the recipient know you must leave immediately. It implies a sense of urgency, suggesting you are already late.

GTG can also mean "Good To Go," which is used to confirm that something or someone is finished, is ready to start or is ready to leave.

Summary of Key Points

"Got to Go" is the most common definition for G2G on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Got to Go
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for G2G

When I write G2G, I mean this:

meaning of G2G
G2G means you have to leave immediately.


Examples of G2G in Sentences

Here are examples of G2G being used in conversations:
  • Ray: Are you going to help me wash up?
  • Manuel: G2G. I'm late for the gym.
  • Pete: There's just one more thing I need to show you.
  • Bret: I've been here hours already. I've G2G.

An Academic Look at G2G

G2G is classified as a cyber term as opposed to an initialism abbreviation or an acronym. Initially, cyber terms were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texting and on-screen keyboards, they are now mostly employed for fun. Cyber terms differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "Must fly" or "I'm in a hurry" instead of using G2G.

Using Numbers in Texts

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

Example of G2G Used in a Text


See Also

JET (To Leave In A Hurry) BBG (Better Be Going) G2F (Got To Fly) G1 (Gone) G2R (Got To Run) G3G (I Really Must Go) GGN (Gotta Go Now) GGOH (Gotta Get Outta Here) GNITE (Good Night) GR (Gotta Run) GTG (Got To Go) GTGG (Got To Get Going) GTOG (Got To Go) H2G (Had To Go) IGNB (I'm Going Now Bye) IGTG (I've Got To Go) N2G (Need To Go)