What Does HPV Mean?

HPV means "Human Papillomavirus."

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI).

HPV is usually harmless and does not cause any symptoms, but some types can lead to cancer or genital warts.

Check out the CDC fact sheet on staying healthy and preventing STIs.

Summary of Key Points

"Human Papillomavirus" is the most common definition for HPV on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Human Papillomavirus
5: Extremely difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of HPV Used in a Text


Help Us To Improve Cyber Definitions

  • Do you disagree with something on this page?
  • Did you spot a typo?
  • Do you know a slang term that we've missed?
Please tell us using this form.