What does rtfa mean? View the definition of rtfa and all related slang terms containing rtfa below:
read the f**king article
Usage of RTFA
The abbreviation RTFA is a rather vulgar abbreviation that stands for "read the f**king article". This abbreviation is often used when someone is frustrated or annoyed that the person they are texting with has not read an article they were discussing. It's a way of telling the person to actually read what they're talking about instead of just relying on a headline or summary.
Examples of RTFA used in texting:
1. Person A: "Did you see that new article about climate change?"
Person B: "No, what's it about?"
Person A: "I'm not going to explain it to you, RTFA."
2. Person A: "The article says that the new restaurant in town has amazing burgers."
Person B: "I don't want to read it, just tell me if it's good or not."
Person A: "Nope, RTFA."
3. Person A: "The article I sent you explains why vaccines are so important."
Person B: "I already know vaccines are important."
Person A: "Might be good to read the article anyway, RTFA."