What is obs short for in a text message?


Obs is an abbreviation for "Obviously" that is typically used in texts and online. It is used to communicate complete agreement with a statement or question in a way that it was stupid to pose the question or statement in the first place.

The abbreviation removes 6 characters, which is helpful when space is at a premium online or when texting. However, it may be unclear to some people unfamiliar with the abbreviation. You should probably use the more common "obvi" instead.


It's so obs that Jill is in love with Ryan

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Updated July 23, 2019

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