X_X

What Does X_X Mean?

X_X is an icon showing a dead person's face. An X or + has long been used in cartoons for the eyes of dead people. (See also +_+.)

When used online, X_X does not usually mean "dead" however. It usually means something like "I wish I were dead," "I'm so embarrassed," or "I'm gutted."

Summary of Key Points

Definition for X_X

X_X means "Dead," but it is also used to mean "embarrassed" or "gutted." This is the most common definition for X_X on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter.

X_X
Definition:Dead, Embarrassed, or Gutted
Type:Icon
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for X_X

When I write X_X, I mean this:

meaning of X_X
X and + have long been used for the eyes of dead people in cartoons.

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Examples of X_X in Sentences

Here are examples of X_X being used in conversations:
  • Person A: Is it true you froze up during your interview?
  • Person B: Yes, X_X
  • Person A: X_X
  • Person B: What's the matter?
  • Person A: My mum just found my "special magazine" collection!

An Academic Look at X_X

X_X is classified as an icon. In other words, it is a symbol that represents something.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I wish a hole would swallow me up" or "kill me now" instead of X_X.

Example of X_X Used in a Text

 
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See Also

+_+(dead) D2M (dead to me) DOA (dead on arrival) DMW (dead man walking) BROWN (dead (from the rhyming slang brown bread)) BROWN BREAD (dead (rhyming slang))