1. What does da mean?


In text slang and Midwestern speech, da means "the." You might hear Minnesotans call Kevin Garnett "Da Kid," hear Chicagoans talk up "Da Bears," and hear Sconnies one-up the Chicagoans by explaining how "Da Packers" are better.

Texters use da because they are either a) genuinely from the Midwest, and that's how they talk, b) trying to affect a Midwestern accent, or c) lazy. Seriously, you can't type out "the?"


"R u going 2 da game 2nite?"

... still suck (sorry, Bears fans)

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Last Updated: October 13, 2020

2. What does Da stand for?

Dumb a**


A derogatory term that refers to someone who is stupid or mean to other people.


"Don't be a DA like that guy. He always ends up getting into trouble."

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Last Updated: January 2, 2014

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