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What Does YT Mean?

The abbreviation YT has a number of different meanings, including "YouTube," "Whitey," "You There?" and "Your Turn." Here is more information about each of these definitions of YT. Examples of use can be found below.

YouTube

The abbreviation YT is most widely used online to refer to the video sharing site "YouTube."

Whitey

YT is also used with the meaning "Whitey" to refer to a white person (i.e., anyone who is not a person of color).

You There

YT is often used in text-based messaging as a question, with the meaning "You There?" In this context, YT is a simple way of asking if someone is present and able to chat.

Your Turn

In online gaming and more widely, YT is sometimes used with the meaning "Your Turn" to indicate to a player that it is their turn to move or to a participant in a chat that it is their turn to type or contribute.

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First Definition for YT

"YouTube is the most common definition for YT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Here is some more information about YT:
YT
Definition:YouTube
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Second Definition for YT

"Whitey" is another common definition for YT.
YT
Definition:Whitey
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition for YT

"You There?" is another definition for YT.
YT
Definition:You There?
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Fourth Definition for YT

"Your Turn" is another definition for YT, especially in gaming circles.
YT
Definition:Your Turn
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

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When I write YT, I mean this:

meaning of YT
YT also means "Whitey," "You There?" and "Your Turn."

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Examples of YT in Sentences

Here are examples of YT being used in conversations:
  • Lea: Where did you see that?!
  • Kelly: They put it straight out on YT.

  • (Here, YT means "YouTube.")
  • Niall: Where's your new teacher from?
  • Robyn: No idea, but he's a YT.

  • (Here, YT means "Whitey.")

An Academic Look at YT

When used with the meanings "YouTube," "You There?" and "Your Turn," YT is classified as an initialism abbreviation , because it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Why Tee"). However, when used to mean "Whitey," YT is an acronym (i.e., an abbreviation spoken like a word).

Example of YT Used in a Text

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See Also

u2b (youtube) ytp (youtube poop) broflake (hypersensitive white male) honkie (white person (offensive)) ofay (white person (derogatory)) pwt (poor white trash) redneck (poor or uneducated white Americans (derogatory)) traw (thick, rich and white) wasp (white Anglo-Saxon protestant) wwc (white working class) wypipo (white people)