What Does “ND” Mean?

By Jax

Abbreviation “ND” actually stands for “and.” It’s just another way for someone to infer some level of sarcasm or crudeness to a text message that they are sending. For example, “Nd… what else happened, hello!?”

Examples and other meanings

“Nd… so what happened you never finished your story!”

  • Emotion: Silly
  • Intention: For this example, we can that someone is trying to see if the other person forgot to text them by using “Nd” and being a little sarcastic.

“Well the other day we were hanging out nd it go weird!”

  • Emotion: Reference
  • Intention: In this example, we can see a person using “nd” in the middle of a sentence in replace of “and.”

Popularity over time

The use of “ND” began trending in 2022 across text messaging and social media platforms.

Snapchat and Instagram meaning

“ND” has the same meaning of “and” across both Snapchat and Instagram.

Safe for work and children

“ND” is considered safe and appropriate for work and for children.


“ND” is an abbreviation that stands for “and” and is used to convey sarcasm or crudeness in a text message. It is considered a safe and appropriate term for use in both work and children’s settings. Its trend began in 2022 and is widely used in text messaging and social media platforms.