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Internet Dictionary

The New Dictionary to Help Communication on Apps

With reading and writing going out the window as new apps and games take over our children's lives it is no wonder words that make no sense at all have been placed into the dictionary. We also have abbreviated words to make texting quicker and for those of us who have no idea what friends are saying when they text or message you, then here are a few words from the new dictionary to help you communicate and understand your friends on the apps that are used each and everyday, including on social media. Our teens often say something out loud and we have no idea what they are saying because it is all abbreviated but to understand it all we have a list that will help you understand what it is that they are saying and you can also use these on your social networks too, so that you can also look hip and trendy by using the latest words and abbreviations.

Abbreviated Words for Social Media and Chat Apps

With so many of these words out there it might be a little difficult to understand at first but once you have the hang of it then it will get easier. We will start with the abbreviated words that have been used for a while now and then follow through to the new words and slang that is used to create entire sentences. Acronyms and an alphabet for the internet will help you surf with ease and you might leave a conversation with a little more understanding of what was just said where before you had no idea and it made no sense at all. You also have to get with the program because if you want to communicate online and use chat or IM and even your usual social networks then you do need to know what it all means because everyone is using it and it makes your texts short and sweet without having to spend too much time trying to text or send a message. An instant message is an instant message and this is why it is quick and easy, the abbreviations and new words will help you form sentences and chat in a hurry so that you can have many conversations at a time or you can get on with your work or game because it has been made simpler and easier for us all to talk fast and keep up with the kids.


Text Dictionary A - L

Short Words
 
Meaning
 
2F4U
 
too fast for you
 
4YEO
 
for your eyes only
 
AAMOF
 
as a matter of fact
 
AFAIK
 
as far as I know
 
AFK
 
away from keyboard
 
AKA
 
also known as
 
B2K
 
back to keyboard
 
BTW
 
by the way
 
B/C
 
because
 
CU
 
see you
 
CYS
 
check your settings
 
DIY
 
do it yourself
 
DGMW
 
don't get me wrong
 
EOD
 
end of discussion
 
EOM
 
end of message
 
FKA
 
formerly known as
 
FWIW
 
for what it is worth
 
FYI
 
for your information
 
FTW
 
**the world
 
HF
 
have fun
 
HTH
 
hope this helps
 
IDK
 
I don't know
 
IMHO
 
in my humble opinion
 
LOL
 
laugh out loud
 

Text Dictionary M- Z

Abreviated Word
Meaning
 
MMW
mark my words
 
NAN
not a number
 
NNTR
no need to reply
 
NOOB
newbie
 
NOYB
none of your business
 
NN2R
no need to reply
 
OMG
oh my god
 
OT
off topic
 
OTOH
on the other hand
 
POV
point of view
 
ROTFL
rolling on the floor laughing
 
SCNR
sorry could not resist
 
SFLR
sorry for late reply
 
TBA
to be advised
 
2BC
to be continued
 
TIA
thanks in advance
 
TGIF
thank god its Friday
 
THX
thanks
 
TQ
thank you
 
TYT
take your time
 
T2YL
talk to you later
 
WOOT
Hooray
 
WFM
works for me
 
WRT
with regards to
 
WTH
what the hell
 
WTF
what the ***
 
YMMD
you made my day
 
ICYMI
in case you missed it
 

The internet Alphabet

2 / 4 /B / C / I/ O / R / U / Y

two/ to/ for/ four/ be/ see/ I/ owe/ are/ you/ why

Text Messaging and Chat Abbreviations

To make things easier for those of us who are in a hurry and have no time to chat in the busy schedule, we have some abbreviated words in our dictionary for you to use on chat groups, social media and text messaging so that you can avoid being rude, answer your friends and still have time to finish whatever it is that you are busy with.

I do have to warn you that by using these words, even though it is a part of the dictionary for the internet, you might begin to communicate in this way in the real world and that could just be sad. Don't forget that this is just for use on the web and on text and you should avoid using it in general conversation with people that are right in front of you.

Text Message Dictionary

Abbreviation
Meaning
 
BRB
be right back
 
B4N
bye for now
 
BCNU
be seing you
 
BFF
best friends forever
 
CYA
see ya
 
DBEYR
don't believe everything you read
 
DILLIGAS
do I look like I give a s***
 
GR8
great
 
ILY
I love you
 
IRL
in real life
 
JK
just kidding
 
L8R
later
 
LYLAS
love you like a sister
 
MHOTY
my hat is off to you
 
NP
no problem
 
OIC
oh I see
 
POV
point of view
 
RBTL
read between the lines
 
TX
thanks
 
SH
s** happens
 
SITD
still in the dark
 
SOL
S** out of luck
 
STBU
sucks to be you
 
SWAK
sealed with a kiss
 
TFH
thread from hell
 
TLC
tender loving care
 
TMI
too much information
 
TYVM
thank you very much
 
TTYL
talk to you later
 
WEG
wicked evil grin
 
WYWH
wish you were here
 
XOXO
hugs and kisses
 

Internet Shorthand

With so many of us using the internet each and every day there are a few things to know to make life easier if you are in a hurry or you are speaking to many people at the same time online. With IM, messenger, chat and social media networks we need to know what the lingo means when someone sends you a message that appears to be numbers and you have no idea what it means. This leads to poor communication and a conversation ending in confusion. So for those of you who need help with the internet or chat shorthand, here are a few words and letters to help you get by.

Text and Internet Codes

 
 
 
10Q
thank you
 
!!!!
talk to the hand
 
121
one to one
 
1daful
wonderful
 
20
location
 
**//
wink wink nudge nudge
 
2B
to be
 
2D4
to die for
 
411
information
 
459
I love you
 
4COL
for crying out loud
 
511
too much information
 
9
parent is watching
 
?
I have a question
 
?^
hook up
 
A/S/L/P
age/sex/location/picture
 
A2D
agree to disagree
 
AAS
alive and smiling
 
AAK
always at keyboard
 
ADBB
all done bye bye
 

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Internet Slang Words to Help you Surf

Internet words can be found in the slang dictionary
Internet words can be found in the slang dictionary

The Real World Dictionary

Don't forget to read to keep you literate
Don't forget to read to keep you literate

Don't forget the Real Dictionary

There you have it! Words and code words, numbers and abbreviations to use with ease as you communicate with efficiency on the internet or on your cell phone. One thing to remember is to get a book once in a while and read it so that you never forget about the real and true dictionary with the meanings of actual words. By reading a book or writing a real letter you might actually save humanity from becoming illiterate as we all get caught up in the shorthand and shortcuts that are used by millions of people all over the world on a regular basis.

FBI Internet Slang

FBI Internet Slang for You To Enjoy

The You tube clip is great entertainment and you might learn a few things from this. Just be sure to learn how to use the words quickly so that you can surf the web, chat to friends and work at the same time but never forget the true meaning of real words as the world of internet slang tries to takeover us all.

CYS! See you soon. XOXO

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MsDora 5 weeks ago from The Caribbean

Thanks for the Internet Vocabulary Lesson. Will have to keep this as a reference guide.


teaches12345 4 weeks ago

I see these text letters once in awhile on my phone. Now, I will know what some of them mean. Oh how our world has changed!

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