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Meaning of OJ

What Does OJ Mean?

OJ means "Only Joking". "Only Joking" is used after a comment to let the recipient know it was meant only in jest. Often, however, OJ is used to take the edge of a truthful comment. For example:
  • Mark: Your boyfriend is starting to get fat.
  • Sarah: What?
  • Mark: Hey, OJ.
In text speak, OJ is the equivalent of a wink after a statement.

Of course, OJ can also mean OJ Simpson (US football and film star) or Orange Juice, but in online chatrooms, it most commonly means Only Joking.
Summary of Key Points

Definition for OJ

OJ means "Only Joking". This is the most common definition for OJ on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about OJ:

Definition:Only Joking
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for OJ
When I write OJ, I mean this:

meaning of OJ
A wink can mean "Only Joking".

Examples of OJ in Sentences

Here are examples of OJ being used in conversations:
  • Lisa: I've got a date with Ed Sheeran tonight.
  • Michelle: Let me guess. You're OJ right?
  • Martin: Why have you been telling everyone I'm stupid?
  • Stan: Take some air. I was OJ, mate.

An Academic Look at OJ

OJ is typically used like a declarative sentence with the meaning "I am only joking." It is rarely used as a part of speech within a wider sentence.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I'm just joshing" or "I'm just pulling your leg" instead of OJ.

A Text with OJ

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


Popular Themes on Cyber Definitions