What is gratz short for?


When you share an accomplishment in a text or online message or achieve something cool when gaming, people might send you "gratz" to congratulate you. They may also spell it as "grats" (more common) or abbreviate it even further as "gz."

"Gratz" gained prominence as mobile phones and the Internet grew in popularity in the early-2000s. Most people use gratz online when gaming, on social media, and messaging. They may also use it in text messages.

An example of when you may use gratz is when your buddy texts you that his crush said "yes" to a date. Or, if a fellow gamer sets a new speedrun record, you might send him, "Gratz, bro!"


I just got to lvl 50!
Gratz man!
A gratz tweet
A gratz tweet

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Updated December 1, 2021

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