I want to know the meaning of the term 'OP' used here? What is the exact meaning of 'op'? Is it an abbreviation of something?

  • OP is the acronym for Original Poster.
    – Cardinal
    Commented Aug 31, 2016 at 10:05
  • OP can also mean 'Original Post'. Commented Aug 31, 2016 at 10:56

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OP is an acronym for "Original Poster". In this question, that's you, 박용현!

OP is used in a lot of online communities to refer to the person that originally created the content that people are commenting on.

As suggested by @Lawrence, OP may also refer to the content itself, not its creator.


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