What Does GTG Mean?

GTG means "Got To Go" and "Good To Go."

Got To Go

The abbreviation GTG is most commonly used with the meaning "Got To Go" to end a conversation quickly. In this context, GTG implies that the sender has to leave, probably to deal with a higher priority matter.

The term "Got To Go" is quite colloquial and can be difficult to non-native English speakers to interpret. A non-colloquial version is "I must leave now."

"Got To Go" is also abbreviated as G2G.

Good To Go

Although less common, GTG can also mean "Good To Go," as in "Ready to go."

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of GTG

"Got To Go" is the most common definition for GTG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Got To Go
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition of GTG

"Good To Go" is another common definition for GTG.
Definition:Good To Go
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write GTG, I mean this:

meaning of GTG
GTG means "Got To Go" and "Good To Go."


Examples of GTG in Sentences

Here are some examples of GTG being used in sentences:
  • Good to chat, mate. GTG.
  • (Here, GTG means "Got To Go" and implies that something more important has come up.)

  • GTG when you are.
  • (Here, GTG means "Good To Go" (i.e., "I'm ready."))

An Academic Look at GTG

Whether used with the meaning "Got To Go" or "Good To Go," GTG is typically used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not normally used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

GTG is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Gee Tee Gee). However, it is not usually spoken using its letters. The abbreviation GTG is typically used for efficiency in writing, not efficiency in speech.

Example of GTG Used in a Text


See Also

AYR (are you ready?) GTR (getting ready) RDY (ready) RTG (ready to go) GA (go ahead) G2F (got to fly) G2G2B (got to go to bed) GR (gotta run) G2G (got to go) G3G (I really must go (i.e. more than g2g))