Alt

1. What is alt short for?

Alternate character

An abbreviation that describes a secondary character other than the main character used by a player; can also be used plurally as "alts."

Example

"I spent a lot of time leveling an alt yesterday."

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Last Updated: April 21, 2014

2. What is alt short for?

A lot

Alt is short for "a lot," and is typically used online and in text messages to save space and time when typing.

The abbreviation is rather obscure because "a lot" is already pretty short and it can be confused as "alternative," "alternate," or "altitude." You will most likely only see it used by people who love to abbreviate everything, which is usually tweens and middle-aged adults who want to be cool.

An example of when you would use it is when gushing about how much you love an actor on Twitter. Another example is when lamenting how much you despise Calculus.

Example

"I like their new album alt."
alt is short for "a lot" but it's not use alt

alt is short for "a lot" but it's not use alt

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Last Updated: December 22, 2020

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