What does Gon mean?

‘Gon’ is slang for ‘Going to’

“Gon” is a popular slang term used as a short form for “gonna” or more accurately, “going to”. If your buddy named Jack sends a text saying, “I’m gon hit the gym, later”, he’s using the slang ‘gon’.

You’ll often spot ‘gon’ being used on social media platforms, most notably on TikTok and Twitter. It’s also a staple in text messages and casual, everyday conversation.

This slang is part of a larger trend of abbreviations that have become widespread with the increased use of the internet and cell phones since the late 90s. Other familiar examples include terms like Imma, abt, ion, and ight.

Example for using ‘Gon’ in a conversation

Hey, wanna grab some pizza tonight?

Sure, I’m gon go to the gym first and then I’ll meet you there. πŸ•

No worries, take your time. Just text me when you’re done. πŸ‹οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

Will do! I’m gon finish up soon. πŸ’ͺ