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Meaning of H9

What Does H9 Mean?

H9 means "to really hate". It derives from the far more common term H8 (Hate). H9 is more than H8.

Although less common, H9 is also used in chat rooms to indicate "husband in room". This meaning derives from the idea that "Code 9" is an emergency or danger (even though this is not standard police code).
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Definition for H9

H9 means "To Really Hate" (i.e. more than H8 (hate)). This is the most common definition for H9 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about H9:

Definition:To Really Hate
(i.e., more than H8)
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write H9, I mean this:

meaning of H9
H9 means to really hate i.e. more than H8

Examples of H9 in Sentences

Here are examples of H9 being used in conversations:
  • Jane: I H9 English homework.
  • Elizabeth: Me too.
  • Denise: What do you think of Angela's hair cut?
  • Rachel: Completely stupid. H9.

An Academic Look at H9

H9 is classified as a cyber term as opposed to an initialism abbreviation or an acronym. Initially, cyber term 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.

H9 is typically used as a verb (i.e. a doing word). For example:
  • I H9 his cat.
  • (Here, H9 is being used as a verb.)

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said something like "I really hate" instead of H9.

A Text with H9

Using H9 on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


Popular Themes on Cyber Definitions