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Meaning of KTHXBI

What Does KTHXBI Mean?

KTHXBI (Okay Thanks Bye) is typically used to end a conversation with a passive aggressive overtone as KTHXBI carries a connotation of "thanks for nothing" or "whatever".

Of course, KTHXBI can be used in many other contexts for which the meaning of its words can be taken literally.
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Definition for KTHXBI

KTHXBI means "Okay, Thanks, Bye". This is the most common definition for KTHXBI on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about KTHXBI:

Definition:Okay, Thanks, Bye
Type:Cyber Term
(Not technically an abbreviation)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write KTHXBI, I mean this:

meaning of KTHXBI
KTHXBI usually carries a connotation of "thanks for nothing".

Examples of KTHXBI in Sentences

Here are examples of KTHXBI being used in conversations:
  • Person A: You'll have to get the bus home as I'm giving Sarah a lift on my bike.
  • Person B: KTHXBI
  • (Here, KTHXBI has a connotation of "thanks for nothing".)
  • Person A: I've put your tea in the fridge. I'll see you when I get home.
  • Person B: KTHXBI
  • (Here, KTHXBI does not have an aggressive connotation.)

An Academic Look at KTHXBI

KTHXBI is not technically an initialism abbreviation. It is best described as a cyber term, which has emerged for efficiency in writing.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "thanks for nothing" instead of KTHXBI.

A Text with KTHXBI

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


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