XD Meaning In Text

“XD” stands for “Laughing Out Loud.”

What does XD mean?

Abbreviation “XD” means someone is laughing. It’s more an emoticon than it is an abbreviation. The “X” letter indicates someone’s eyes and the “D” letter is someone smiling very brightly.

This abbreviation is considered safe for children to use. And is potentially considered work appropriate, but due to its informal language you may want to consider whether you use it or not.

Abbreviation Meaning Emotion
XD Laughing Out Loud Happy
Safe for work Safe for children
Yes Yes
Snapchat meaning Instagram meaning
Laughing Out Loud Laughing Out Loud
Year it began trending Primary community
2015 Text messaging and social media.

Examples and other meanings

  • “Wow, so funny… XD!”
    • Emotion: Laughing
    • Intention: In this example, someone might end the sentence with the “XD” emoticon to suggest that they are happy!
  • “XD”
    • Emotion: Happy
    • Intention: The “XD” emoticon can be used completely on its own, making it even more confusing when it comes up. It’s someone’s smiling and happy face.

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