GG

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See also: gg, Gg, and .gg

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

GG

  1. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Guernsey.
  2. The symbol for the gigagauss, a unit of magnetic field strength in the cgs system of units.

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US/UK) IPA(key): /dʒiː dʒiː/

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

GG ‎(plural GGs)

  1. (politics, informal) Governor general or governor-general.
  2. (LGBT slang) A genetic girl, a ciswoman (as contrasted with a transsexual woman).

Interjection[edit]

GG

  1. (online gaming, slang) Good game; commonly used at the end of a gaming match; also sometimes used to end an argument.
  2. (slang) Good going; may be used genuinely or sarcastically.

Adjective[edit]

GG ‎(not comparable)

  1. (Singapore, informal, colloquial) Likely to have an undesirable outcome, which one cannot change or escape from.
    • 2007 March 7, Thomas Kwok, Camping Grounds 2.0, What a week, accessed on 2015-10-22:
      Physics test today was out of the world…Honestly I think I’m going to fail big time…I didn’t know I had to study statics! What’s the point in testing LAST year’s work? Like wtf lawl…So i think I flung that section…GG liao lor…
    • 2010 November 18, QQfufa, Hardware Zone Singapore, Liverpool GG liao la, accessed on 2015-10-22:
      Liverpool GG liao la. Steven Jialat hamstring problem. Dirk Kuyt ankle problem. take west ham win this saturday.
    • 2013 December 23, BBdotcom Enterprise, Facebook, [1], accessed on 2015-10-22:
      GG liao.. I can't get in to my account liao ... Keep say someone inside...
    • 2015 October 20, Kitaro9202, Hardware Zone Singapore, GG liao moi go Malaysia forgot off my data roaming, accessed on 2015-10-22:
      Gg liao moi go Malaysia forgot to off my data roaming Den i check singtel app saying 1mb data roaming = $25.

Etymology[edit]

Ironic use of GG (Good game).

Usage notes[edit]

Most commonly used with other Singlish particles, particularly liao.

Synonyms[edit]


French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

GG m ‎(invariable)

  1. (politics) Abbreviation of gouverneur-générale.

Noun[edit]

GG f ‎(invariable)

  1. (politics) Abbreviation of gouverneure-générale.

German[edit]

Initialism[edit]

GG

  1. (German VDP wine classification) Initialism of Großes Gewächs.