A casual expression not to be confused with actually asking someone out on a date. At times, when you are to pussy to reject someone, u simply say "it's a date" even tho you dont wanna be a part of it.

it's sometimes accompanied with a ;).. BUT it should be read with a sarcastic undertone if the ;) has been added.

It can be interpreted wrong, be careful with how you use this! To avoid misinterpretation, add the ;)
friend nr 1: "OMG my car broke down last night, can you come over and help me, you handy man! and then we can have some beers"
friend nr 2: *thinking I dont want to do this, putting on the fake happy voice* "yeah sure, it's a date ;)

"Wanna go to the library and do some serious studying?"
"Yeah, it's a date!
by verizoncinderella October 24, 2010
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A code phrase a female undercover police officer uses to signal to other officers when to move in to bust a John.
Female officer to John: Lookin' for some action?
John: Sure, how about a blow job?
Female officer: OK, pull around to the corner.

3 seconds later...

Female officer to cop in van: "it's a date"
by signull July 26, 2006
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When two people love each other very very much but aren't officially dating because of other responsibilities or a fear of commitment or some other lame excuse.
Those two are perfect for each other!
Yeah haven't you heard? They're dating-not-dating.
by asdfghjklmn@shony August 4, 2021
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A phrase men/women say after asking someone on a date and that person agrees to go out with then.

It’s mainly used after the person who asked tells them what they’re doing.
Jim: Pam! Umm are you free for dinner tonight?

Pam: Yes!

Jim: Alright, then it’s a date!
by Deathcabforeli November 19, 2018
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Dating is where two people who are attracted to each other spend time together to see if they also can stand to be around each other most of the time, if this is successful they develop a relationship, although sometimes a relationship develops anyways if the people can't find anybody else to date them, or are very lonely or one person is only attracted to the other and pretends to be in love with the second unfortunate person who has the misunderstanding that they have found love. This occurs quite often and eventully leads to something called cheating.
" A guy i met at the mall asked me out, he seemed to really like my personality!, i hope it goes well, and we start dating."
by Cowfetus June 24, 2009
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the process by which you decide whether you hate the other person or not
I was dating Brian, but I actually decided that I hated him...so we stopped dating.
by dating September 30, 2014
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When two people go and do date-like activities and one or both have romantic intentions on the other, but neither is willing to man-up and call it a date. Also known as "hanging out."
God, he asked me on another not date. When is he going to suck it up and admit that he likes me?
by Sargogoledum November 22, 2009
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