N has 2 meanings
1. What is n short for?


N is a common abbreviation many people use online and in text messages to be short for "and." People may also abbreviate it as 'n' (with quotes).

You will most likely see it when people are grouping things together, like "pete n steve" or "fruits n veggies." It has been around for a long time, which means older adults and tweens are usually familiar with it.

For some reason, a lot of stores and restaurants utilize the "n" abbreviation. Popular examples include the "In-N-Out Burger" fast-food chain and "Pump N Munch" gas stations.


U n I should check out that new restaurant sometime.

Gotta hit up that In-N-Out

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Updated April 1, 2021
2. What is n short for?


In text messages and online chat, n is often short for "in." If someone asks whether you're "n" or tells you they're "n" trouble, they're using n in place of "in."

Notably, n can also stand for "and" in texts and online chat. Context, however, should tell you whether the person you're talking to is using n to mean "and" or "in."


So, r u n or out?

I'm also n

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Updated November 4, 2020

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