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What Does T Mean?

T means Teen (For Ages 13+) in an online gaming context.

An ESRB rating "T" means a game is suitable for teenagers and above. Games rated "T" often include moderate amounts of violence (with some blood), moderate language and sexually suggestive terms, mild sexual content, and crude humor.

The Entertainment Software Rating Board is a US-based, self-regulatory organization that assigns age and content ratings to video games.

The ESRB ratings give information about a game's content to help parents, guardians, and consumers make informed choices about the suitability of games. In addition to its assessment of age suitability, ESRB ratings also incorporate "content descriptors," which provide information about games such as violence levels, gambling, profanity, sexual content, use of alcohol or drugs, and suitability of humor.

Summary of Key Points

"Teen (For Ages 13+)" is the most common definition for T on online gaming forums.
T
Definition:Teen (For Ages 13+)
Type:Abbreviation (Initialism)
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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Examples of T in Sentences

Here is an example of T being used in an online conversation:
  • Mum: Did I just hear that right? That was a bit rude?
  • Teenager: Get with it, mum. This is T rated. It gets a bit more suggestive than that later.
  • Mum: Oh, great. Don't use those words at school!

Example of T Used in a Text

Using T on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, or Snapchat)

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