What does XOXO stand for?

Hugs and kisses

XOXO is a common way of typing affection to another person or writing affection in a greeting card. The acronym stands for hugs and kisses with the "X" representing a kiss and the "O" representing a hug.

As a kid you most likely saw XOXO in a birthday card but as an adult you will also see it typed at the end of an email or IM. It is most often placed at the end of the message in place of "sincerely", "love", or "yours truly" to communicate affection with the communication.



XOXO means hugs and kisses

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Last Updated: January 23, 2017

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