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Meaning of GC


What Does GC Mean?

GC most commonly means "Group Chat" when used online, but the abbreviation GC has three common meanings: "Group Chat" (particularly on WhatsApp), "Good Condition", and "Good Call".
  • Group Chat. WhatsApp has a group chat feature that allows you to send a message to multiple contacts (i.e., all those within the group you have created). Members of that group can also send a message to all group members. This is known as Group Chat, which is often abbreviated to GC. (It is typically used by family groups, groups of friends, or clubs.)

  • Good Condition. GC is commonly seen on sites such as eBay and Gumtree or in classified advertisements in newspapers. GC contrasts with the following terms as these suggest the sale item is in perfect condition as opposed to good condition:
  • Good Call. GC (Good Call) is used to express approval for someone's decision or suggestion.
Summary of Key Points

Definition for GC

GC means "Group Chat". This is the most common definition for GC on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about GC:

GC
Definition:Group Chat
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
Summary of Key Points

Second Definition for GC

This definition for GC was also noted:

GC
Definition:Good Condition
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
Third Summary of Key Points

Definition for GC

This definition for GC was also noted:

GC
Definition:Good Call
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write GC, I mean this:

meaning of GC
GC means Group Chat when referring to Whatsapp.
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Examples of GC in Sentences

Here are examples of GC being used in conversations:
  • Person A: Let's tell everyone tonight in a GC.
  • Person B: Okay.
  • (Here, GC means "Group Chat".)
  • Person A: How can they claim this is in GC? The fan doesn't work.
  • Person B: What is it?
  • Person A: A fan!
  • (Here, GC means "Good Condition".)
  • Person A: I'm not drinking tonight.
  • Person B: Nor am I. GC.
  • (Here, GC means "Good Call".)

An Academic Look at GC

GC is classified as an initialism abbreviation because it is pronounced using its individuals letters, each of which represents a word. Initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words (e.g., BUPA, NAAFI, NATO).

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "conference call" instead of GC (when it means Group Chat).

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

 
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