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What Does STFU Mean?STFU means "Shut The F*ck Up."
STFU is an abbreviation of the slang term "Shut The F*ck Up," which is a very direct and rude way of telling someone to stop talking. For example:
- Colin: I only told her what you told me.
- Alan: You should learn to STFU!
- Molly: You can't even look him in the eye.
- Debby: Yes I can! STFU!
Video Summarizing STFUHere's a short video explaining how to use the abbreviation STFU:
Summary of Key Points"Shut The F*ck Up" is the most common definition for STFU on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
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2: Quite easy to guess
Adults and Teenagers
Image for STFUWhen I write STFU, I mean this:
An Academic Look at STFUAs it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ess Tee Eff Yoo"), STFU is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we might have just said "Shut The F*ck Up" or something like "Shut your face," instead of using the abbreviation STFU.
Example of STFU Used in a Text
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