1. What does NT stand for when gaming?

Nice try

NT is an acronym that stands for "Nice try," which is typically seen when gaming online. It may be used sincerely or sarcastically to congratulate a person on a failed attempt.

In gaming, you may see the acronym to taunt a player who tried to take your base or encourage a teammate who died fighting an enemy. The acronym may also be seen in text messages to sarcastically or sincerely comment on a person's failed attempt.


"NT, you're not going to fool me again."

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2. What does NT stand for in work emails?

No text

In emails, NT stands for "no text." An email whose subject starts or ends with NT will likely contain no body text, because the sender has fit their entire message into the email's subject line.

If you receive an email whose subject line contains NT, you likely do not need to open it, as it should not contain any body text. NT is similar to the acronyms SIM and SSIA, which are also used to tell recipients that an email's subject is its message.


"Great Work in Q4, Keep It Up *NT*"

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3. What does NT stand for?

No thanks

An acronym that can be a courteous response to a question; can also be used to express disinterest.


"NT, I'm not interested at the moment."

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Last Updated: May 13, 2014

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