So, what does DP stands for? Well, if you are from India or Asian countries then you know what is the meaning of DP. DP is an abbreviation of “Display Picture“. This short form is used mainly in social media circle; a standard term is “Profile Picture” but somehow DP is becoming synonymous to profile picture in this part of the world. DP slang is mainly used on WhatsApp but not restricted to WhatsApp only. People tend to call DP instead of a profile picture on various social media app like Facebook, Twitter, Kik, Hike etc. Word DP probably used by early Asian internet users mainly is Chat / Messengers, remember Orkut, MSN messenger or BBM. DP is stuck there for while in Orkut area then it bounced backed in WhatsApp era.
But DP is not only used on social media, this is very common short form in various fields. So, we decided to dig it in more details. In the following table, you will find full form of DP in the respective industry, technology or language.
|Android||Density Independent Pixel (dip)|
|Damp Proofing, Distribution Panel|
|Documents Against Payment
Stock / Share Market Trading
|Design / Material Design||Density Pixel|
|Films Production||Director of Photography (DOP)|
|Gaming / Football||Death Penalty, Dragon Punch|
|Import, Export||Documents against Acceptance|
|Medical||Dp – Duplication of a gene
or chromosomal segment.
|Pokemon||Diamond and Pearl|
|Pregnancy||DPO- days past ovulation|
|Real estate||Down Payment|
|Sex / Porn / Adult / Dirty||Double / Deep Penetration|
|Social Media / Chat Apps / Messengers
BBM / Blackberry
|Technology||Data Processing, Display Port|
|Viber, Yahoo||Display Picture|
DP meaning / Translation in various languages
|Language||DP Meaning / Translation|