What Does GFI Mean?

GFI (Go For It) is an expression of encouragement with a meaning similar to "Just do it" or "Go ahead."

Of note, GFI is also recorded as having the alternative meanings below. However, neither of these meanings is deemed popular enough to warrant a separate entry in our library.
  • Gagging For It. This term is used to describe a girl who is supposedly looking for an imminent sexual relationship.
  • Good F*cking Idea. This is usually used sarcastically in response to a bad idea.

Summary of Key Points

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

Image for GFI

When I write GFI, I mean this:

meaning of GFI
GFI means "Go for it!"


Examples of GFI in Sentences

Here are examples of GFI being used in conversations:
  • Person A: Shall I ask her if she'd like a drink?
  • Jordan: GFI
  • Person A: Can you eat these mushrooms?
  • Jordan: I'm not sure. GFI!

An Academic Look at GFI

When GFU means "Go For It," it is an imperative sentence, i.e., an order. (In other words, GFI is not used as a part of speech within a wider sentence.)

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I'm right behind you," "throw caution to the wind," or "to hell with the consequences" instead of GFI.

Example of GFI Used in a Text


See Also

GFTW (go for the win) GL HF (good luck have fun) GL (good luck) GLIRL (good luck in real life) GLTY (good luck to you) GLUCK (good luck) GLWT (good luck with that)