Meaning of G8
What Does G8 Mean?G8 means "Great". It is a shortened version of GR8 (Great). Of note, G8 is almost never used to mean gate (as in a garden gate).
Of interest, the term GR8 (Great) gave rise to the term GR9 (Really great) (i.e., one better than GR8), but this has not yet happened with G9, which means "Good Night".
Summary of Key Points
Definition for G8G8 means "Great". This is the most common definition for G8 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about G8:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for G8When I write G8, I mean this:
G8 is a shortened version of GR8.
Examples of G8 in SentencesHere are examples of G8 being used in conversations:
- Person A: Good morning! How is my best friend feeling today?
- Person B: I'm G8 darling.
- Person A: How G8 was Iron Man last night?
- Person B: It was okay. I preferred Mean Girls.
An Academic Look at G8G8 is typically used as an adjective. As it includes both a letter and number, G8 is not an acronym or an abbreviation but a cyber term. Originally, cyber term terms were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texts, they are now mostly employed for fun.
What Did We Used To Say?Before the digital era, we would have just said "great" or "terrific" instead of G8.
A Text with G8
Using G8 on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)