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What Does NOP Mean?

NOP means "No Problem" and "Not Our Problem." It is also a Music Genre.

No Problem

The abbreviation NOP is used with the meaning "No Problem" as a way of accepting a request or acknowledging thanks.

The phrase "No Problem" is more commonly abbreviated as NP.

Not Our Problem

NOP is also used with the meaning "Not Our Problem." In this context NOP indicates that the sender is not concerned by an issue faced by a third party and is encouraging the recipient of the message not to be concerned either.

Music Genre

NOP music is a genre that uses pop music tropes in an unconventional and experimental way. (Check out SoundCloud for examples.)

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of NOP

"No Problem" is the most common definition for NOP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
NOP
Definition:No Problem
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition for NOP

"Not Our Problem" is another definition for NOP.

NOP
Definition:Not Our Problem
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition for NOP

NOP is also a Music Genre.

NOP
Definition:Music Genre
Type:Slang
Guessability:
5: Extremely difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write NOP, I mean this:

meaning of NOP
NOP also means "Not Our Problem" and is a Music Genre.

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Examples of NOP in Sentences

Here are examples of NOP being used in conversations:
  • Tim: Can you help me find my camouflage trousers? I put them down somewhere and now I can't find them anywhere.
  • Jenny: NOP. Ugh?! Very funny.
  • (Here, NOP means "No Problem.")
  • Danny: Gill says she can't make Sunday, as she has to babysit.
  • Kerry: NOP. We can't change the date just for her.
  • (Here, NOP means "Not Our Problem.")

An Academic Look at NOP

When used with the meaning "Not Our Problem," NOP is an initialism abbreviation, as it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Enn Oh Pee"). Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

When used with the meanings "No Problem" and "Not Our Problem," NOP is normally used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not often used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

Example of NOP Used in a Text

NOP

See Also

KNP (okay, no problem) NAP (not a problem) NPAA (no problem at all) NPS (no problems) NPW (no problem whatsoever) NPZ (no problems) CAN DO (no problem) Using the music symbols