What does capping mean?


Capping means "lying" or "not telling the truth." It is typically used online or in texts when accusing a person of not being honest or exaggerating the truth.

The slang term gained mainstream popularity in 2018, along with the Cap and No cap terms. Capping became more popular in 2019 after NBA superstar Kevin Durant used "Cap" in a tweet accusing reporter Chris Broussard of lying about texting with him.


Don't listen to a word that comes out of his mouth. He's just capping all day

Capping means lying

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Updated June 7, 2019

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