What does NTY stand for in text messages?

No thank you

NTY is an acronym that stands for "No thank you," which is a polite way of saying, "No." It is most often used in text messages, but may also be used online on social sites or in chatrooms.

The acronym is an extension of TY, which stands for "Thank you." Although it is not very common, when it is utilized it is typically sent by young adults and adults to decline some type of offer. Since the acronym is rather obscure, it may be confusing to recipients so be sure to use it with people who are well-versed in slang.


NTY, but thanks for asking

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Updated February 27, 2020

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