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What’s the Meaning of lol, lmao, rofl, brb, afk, ty, thx and np?

Updated on September 14, 2015

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What’s Does Lol, Lmao, Rofl, Brb, Afk, Ty, Thx and Np Mean?

I was very curious about the meaning of these above acronyms and slang terms that I kept seeing on the Internet. I got answers from many people, and I thank them for their input. Now I know the meaning of these Internet slang terms, plus a few others that I would like to share here with new users of the Internet who may find themselves in the problem I experienced.

Below, I have included a list of Internet slang and acronyms where you can find the meaning of lol, lmao, rofl, brb, afk, ty, thx, np, and other Internet slag and acronyms.

List of Internet Slang and Acronyms

Below is a listing of Internet slang and acronyms which I believe are commonly used by many on the Internet. Feel free to comment on any Internet slang and acronyms that you may have used/noticed and that has not been included in this list.

Listing of Internet Slang and Acronyms

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Slang and Acronyms  
Meaning  
1
One, exclamation mark
2
To, Too or Two
4
For or Four
AFAP
As Far As Possible
A&F, AAF
Always And Forever
A3
Anywhere, Any time, Any place
AA
Alcoholics Anonymous
AAB
Average At Best
AAK
Alive And Kicking
AAMOF
As A Matter Of Fact
AAP
Always A Pleasure
AAR
At Any Rate
AAYF
As Always, Your Friend
ABD
Already Been Done
ABH
Actual Bodily Harm
ABN
*sshole By Nature
ABT
Absolutely
ABT
About
ADM
All Day Long
ADMIN
Administrator
ADN
Any Day Now
AEAE
And Ever And Ever
AEAP
As Early As Possible
AFAIAC
As Far As I Am Concerned
AFAIC
As Far As I'm Concerned
AFAICS
As Far As I Can See
AFAICT
As Far As I Can Tell
AFAIK
As Far As I Know
AFAIR
As Far As I Remember
AFC
Away From Computer
AFD
All F***ing Day
AFT
About F***ing Time
AGW
All Going Well
Aight
Are you alright, Yo
ALOL
Actually Laughing Out Loud
ANY1
Anyone
AYSOS
Are You Stupid Or Something?
B
Be
B4
Before
Bb
Bye Bye, Goodbye
BBIAB
Be back in a bit
BBL
Be back later
BBS
Be back soon
BD
Big deal
BRB
Be right back
BRB
Be right back or Bath-room break
BRT
Be right there
BTW
By the way
C
See
CSWS
Can't Stop, Won't Stop
CU
See you
CUL
See you later
Cuz
Because
CYA
See you
CYS
Check your settings
da
The
dat
That
der
There
DIAF
Die in a fire
Dunno
Dont know
FAQ
Frequently asked questions
FOAD
**** off and die
FTL
For the loss
FTUW
For the uber win
FTW
For the win
FWIW
For what it's worth
FYI
For your information
G2G / GTG
Got to go
GAL
Get a life
GFY
Good for you
GG
Good game, Good going
GIYF
Google is your friend
Gonna
Going to
HAND
Have a nice day
HS
Holy sh*t!
HTH
Hope this helps
IACL
I am currently laughing
IANAL
I am not a lawyer
IANARS
I am not a rocket scientist
IC
I see
ICYDK
In case you didn't know
IDGI
I don't get it
IDK
I don't know
Iggy
Igloo
IIRC
If I recall correctly
ILY or ILU
I love you
IMHO
In my honest opinion
IMNSHO
In my not so honest opinion
IMO
In my opinion
Internet slang are coined and popularized by internet users to save time on keystrokes

List of Internet Slang and Acronyms Continued...

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Slang and Acronyms  
Meaning  
IRL
In real life
ITT
In this thread
IYDMMA
If you don't mind me asking
JJ
Just joking
JK
Just kidding
JOOC
Just out of curiosity
JP
Just playing
K
Okay
KK
Ok Cool or Ok Kewl
KL
kool, cool
Kwl
Cool
L8r
Later
LLAH
Laughing like a Hyena
LMAO
Laughing my *ss off
LMFAO
Laughing my f*cking *ss off
LOL
Laugh out loud
LQTM
Laugh quietly to myself
M8
Mate
MYOB
Mind your own business
NLS
Not Life Safe
NOYB
None of your business
NP
No problem
NSFW
Not Safe For Work
Nvm
Never Mind
NVM
Never mind
NWS
Not Work Safe
O
Oh
O3
Out Of Office
OGC
Man J*cking Off
OIC
Oh, I see
OJ
Only Joking
OMG
Oh my God!, Oh my Goodness!,
OOC
Out of Character
OP
Original Poster, Original Post
OT
Off topic
PEBKAC
Problem exists between the keyboard and the chair
Pic
Picture
PITA
Pain in the *ss
Pix
Pictures
Plz, Pls
Please
PMSL
Pissing, pissed myself laughing
POS
Piece of sh*t
PPL
People
PTTL
Pop to the loo
RL
Real life
ROFL
Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO
Rolling on the floor laughing my *ss off
ROFLMAOL
Rolling on the floor laughing my *ss out loud
Shudda
Should have
SMH
Shaking my head
SO
Significant other
SOS
Same old sh*t
soz, srry
Sorry
SSDD
Same sh*t, different day
STFW
Search the f*cking web
sup
What's up?
sup homes
What's up, friend?
SWW
Sorry, wrong window - typing in the wrong box
Thnx
Thanks
Tho
Though
TIA
Thanks in advance
TTFN
Ta ta for now
TTYL
Talk to you later
TTYT
Talk to you tomorrow
TY
Thank you
TYT
Take your time
U
You
W8
Wait
Wanna
Want to
WB
Welcome back
Wd
Well done
WDUWTA?
What do you want to talk about?
Wile
While
WOOT
We own the other team
WTH?
What the hell?
WURSC
Wow, you are so cool
YCM
You copied me
Ye
Yeah, Yes
YMMV
Your mileage may vary
Yo
Hey, Your
YSVW
You are so very welcome
YW
You are welcome
Internet slang is coined and popularized to save time on keystrokes.

Coined and Popularized By Internet Users

I learned that these slang terms were coined and popularized by those on the Internet to save time on keystrokes. The acronyms are also used in text messages, emails, blogs, forums, imageboards, instant messages, as well as on social networking sites such as Facebook.

Memes Evolving By Natural Selection

Some internet slang will also develop not just for the sake of saving time, but as identification by members of the same social internet grouping in which members feel loyal to. Members will repeatedly use an acronym (a common typing error that is eventually turned into slang, for example) and soon it catches on in the world wide web as slang. When slang develops that way, they are memes that are evolving by natural selection, much like in biological evolution.

Internet Slang is a New Language Developing

Today, young people are using Internet slang not only in written communication, but also in spoken communication. This truly is a sure sign of a language that is in the process of developing into a brand new language. Whilst the use of Internet slang saves time for the writer, the reader often may take more than twice the time to understand what the writer is trying to say this way.

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    • msorensson profile image

      msorensson 6 years ago

      Wow.. finally someone did this ...lol..Thank you!!!

    • dallas93444 profile image

      Dallas W Thompson 6 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

      Great resource, but I would never remember them...Wd

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      Hello, hello, 6 years ago from London, UK

      Well done hub but are we only writing in appreviations now? I would a new dictionary.

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      psychicdog.net 6 years ago

      Nguerco's ready reference of internet slang is a beauty!

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      nextstopjupiter 6 years ago from here, there and everywhere

      Useful, you should publish a dictionary!

    • rajgopal profile image

      rajgopal 6 years ago from Diani, Kenya

      Wow!! Absolutely fantastic hub this! Keep it up.

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      sockyee 6 years ago from Singapore, Malaysia

      I can't believe there's so many of them :)

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      Chinweike 6 years ago from Glasgow, UK

      ngureco, You have saved me the embarrassment that i face each time i encounter these words on the internet.

      Bookmarked, shared on facebook and rated.

      Thanks a lot for sharing this.

      Cheers!

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      pedrog 6 years ago

      This is a huge compilation, ngureco FTW :)

    • vernatius .N 6 years ago

      Thank you for ending my confusions.I like it.

    • Shrikrishna Meena 6 years ago

      Atlast, Finally got to know what some of them really mean.

      Bookmarked this for later use.... ROFL!!! Nice Compilation.

    • Bob 6 years ago

      This is fantastic! Great work!

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      t-m-s 6 years ago

      Ur hub is ABT Kwl. FTW LOL BBQ

      G2G

      OK, I'm done

      I hate it when people overdo all those "Kwl" acronims. Exept for LOL, I LOL all the time... :]

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      Sima Ballinger 6 years ago from Michigan

      This is very interesting. A keeper. Language is changing every day. Vote up!

    • myster!ous 6 years ago

      THNX,KWL,LOL,BRB,WTF,ABT,LMAO,LMFAO are among others that I know. I'm really glad that I ran through this. I didn't realize that there are so many! Thnx..Lol

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      Adrienne F. Manson 6 years ago from Atlanta

      Can I say THANK U!! I am telling you this hub is awesome, I have bookmarked. Now I have a list to refer to.

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      inspiredbydg 6 years ago from San Diego Ca

      Wow this is a good reference for future internet slang a new language; this was like a 101 class, thank you greatly; I'm grateful someone decided to create a list for those who want to know this shortcut way of typing.

    • diogenes 6 years ago

      Why do people use these things? Perhaps they want everyone to think they have so much going on.

      I only just found out what lol means. I will never use any of them...guess there's nego in my life (not enough going on).

      Interesting, but who would remember that lot? Bob

    • Darryl 6 years ago

      thanks, how about :)...:D...what's that mean?

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      JSAlison 6 years ago

      Are 'win' and 'pwned' too old for this list?

      I reckon it is still win and the topic is pwned!

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      besthubs 6 years ago

      Now, I know some words before I did not understand. It is very useful list. Thanks for sharing.

    • Laura Wrede 6 years ago

      Years ago I thought LOL meant lots of love. You can imagine how inappropriate that ended up being in many of my text messages. Loving someone and laughing outloud at them...just isn't the same :D LOL

      GREAT HUB

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      bobluisusa 6 years ago from Edison

      Hi,

      Well done Dear!

      Your hub is pretty organized and Informative.

      Thanks

      bob

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      Moxyl 6 years ago from Global Village

      This is useless! OJ! :)

      Great hub for bookmarking!

    • mysterious gal 6 years ago

      IMO dis is very Helpful. TY 4 dis great Job done!!!cheers!!

    • Gerthrude Bediako Nyarko 6 years ago

      u saved me from my comfused soul. I'm now freed because i jx bookmarked it to make my cool references. Thx for that.

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      wrhapsody 6 years ago from Renton, WA

      JTLYK - Just to let you know

    • Patronus 6 years ago

      I missed the bus . I have no idea when this hub was published but I was sitting on this hub idea ever since I joined the HP and had already collected the abbreviations. You beat me to it.

      Moral of the story ? Do not sit on a hub idea, publish it immediately, else somebody else will

      Excellent hub

      :thumbsup:

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      Br3nd4ft 6 years ago

      great hub!

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      jeremysharon 6 years ago

      IMBA Hub (Superlike).

      I wasn't knowing some meaning of the shortforms and thank you so much for publishing this hub, I got my meaning what i want im bookmarking this hub and voting it up.

      Suprb Hub!

      Great hub for the new cummers on the facebook , orkut and other social networking sites.Its a Superlike Hub!

      Regards and thanx agen.

      :-)

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      rmills123 6 years ago from Ecru,Ms

      Good hub I enjoyed reading it.

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      PatrickNormandin 6 years ago from New York

      Wow, it's a great list! It is really helpful, I haven't understood the most of them so far but now I do. Thanks for your great hub.

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      Muktu 6 years ago

      Haha...I knew most of these already, but it was fun to read anyways.

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      thomas30 6 years ago

      Thanks for providing the list of Internet Slang words that we commonly use.

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      Trinsick 6 years ago from Cali

      Wow this is amazing I am sending this to my friend.

    • Ghost32 6 years ago

      Out of the 171 (not counting the additional entries just above this comment), I knew maybe...7. Hadn't even heard of most of them. Then again, I'm not a texting teenager. Rated Up, Useful, Funny, and Awesome.

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      loka93210 6 years ago

      awesome information.

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      Debby Bruck 6 years ago

      Clicked "Useful" Thanks for all this work putting it together.

    • RandomKid 6 years ago

      Wow. I never knew "KK" stood for something. I picked it up off my friends. Sometimes it seems to means "'K, whatever." Depends on the way it's said I guess. Good work by the way, I'm a bit behind with this slang stuff. Never realised how much there was.

    • David  6 years ago

      Awesome and WD. U'r really saving us time & effort. Thx buddy.

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      DjBryle 6 years ago from Somewhere in the LINES of your MIND, and HOPEFULLY at the RIPPLES of your HEART. =)

      Very awesome and nice! Bookmarked a useless hub, OJ! lol! =)

    • anongirl 6 years ago

      does anyone know what SWT means?

      Anyways, good job.

    • ida 6 years ago

      thank you so much 4 doing this=))

      i found another one, the longest i know

      LSHCCOMNAIWEDA=laughing so hard coke came out my nose and I wasn't even drinking any

      ;)

    • StangerA 6 years ago

      I use them sometimes, but I have not fucking ideas why these words are created. I don't believe anyone can even remember all of these words, and when people don't know about it, they gotta come back here or google it, would that be MUCH quicker if you type the whole word at the beginning = P

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      Facebook - ZONA GAYLE 6 years ago from Georgia, USA

      thx 4 info

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      mecheil 6 years ago

      I never thought internet slang is as extensive as this already. I'm online for about 9 hours almost everyday but i only use the very basic acronyms and slangs, and that makes me feel like I'm a newbie.

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      CarolineVABC 6 years ago from Castaic

      This is very informative-I've always wondered what LMAO meant-lol!!!:-D It's great to know "internet lingo" and may be used for e-mailing friends and relatives (mainly friends), but as far as writing professionally, I think it's best to refrain from using such language:-). Thank you for sharing this, though. At least, I understand what they mean now and I don't feel so 'lost.' This is awesome!:-)

    • liberty405 6 years ago

      You learn something new everyday. LOL

    • Shane 6 years ago

      amazing

    • Rx 6 years ago

      this is really helpful...thank u

    • nyx_rocks 6 years ago

      Thanks for throwing some light on these, some of them were driving me crazy.

    • Piscine 6 years ago

      wow, I didn't know there was so many! It's a very good hub. Good research.

    • neetupahwa 6 years ago

      That's a very comprehensive list of slang words. Thanks for posting.

      http://www.actlaser.com.au

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      dpatullo741 6 years ago from UK

      Wow buddy, you have solved my problem as I have observed many times difficulties to understand these short words.

      Thanks buddy

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      Ingenira 6 years ago

      OMG, I didn't know there are so many of them !!

      Here is another one: 10s = thanks

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      kallini2010 6 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      BTW, Thnx, LOL

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      AnnRandolph 6 years ago

      Thanks for doing this. I've often wondered what people were saying to me! I will have to bookmark this one.

    • david stillwagon 6 years ago

      thanks for the information I wasn't sure what a lot of those acronyms stood for

    • planz70 6 years ago

      ihni=I have no idea

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      Pat Abbott 6 years ago from Wales

      This is fantastic - I thought I was pretty fluent in internet slang but there were a few that were new to me.

      I had a friend who though LOL meant 'lots of love' - that could have led to an awkward misunderstanding if they'd used it to sign off a serious or sad text or email... 'I'm sorry for your loss, LOL'!

    • imranhaider 6 years ago

      nice my dear

    • karl 5 years ago

      Ummm...LOL can also mean=Lots Of Love :)and gtg=got to go. :D

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      Andrew0208 5 years ago from Zion

      Hub bookmarked. I now know the meaning of these Internet slangs I meet all the time, sometimes a bit embarrasing when you don't know most used slang like lol amongst others. Thank you.

    • tugbo200-5 5 years ago

      Most of them common sense once you give it thought but great hub.

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      cceerpp 5 years ago from Ghana

      Interesting compilation of commonly found acronym on chat and sms. Thanks for the reminder.

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      Diana L Pierce 5 years ago from Potter County, Pa.

      I often wondered what some of them meant. This was a good collection. I'll bookmark this page. Thanks.

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      Christine 5 years ago from Dublin

      Bookmarked. Delighted I stumbled upon this as I always wanted to know what they meant. I know a good few of them but there are loads on your list I never even seen. I will have great fun confusing all my friends LOL

      Garlic Angel :-)

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      nuwy 5 years ago from Indonesia

      Thanks for the list.

      I get shame understanding about LMAO on FB when I chat..

      very bad..

      http://hubpages.com/technology/Understanding-Unloc...

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      brandonhart100 5 years ago from Inside Your Computer

      Nicely done. This hub was very clever.

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      Hezekiah 5 years ago from Japan

      Thanks for Social Networking language breakdown.

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      HappyHealthyEtc 5 years ago from Phoenix, AZ

      That is really an awsome article! Quite a long list!

      Thanks a bunch! :)

    • Hezron 5 years ago

      This is great information that I have been looking for. Thank you for sharing.

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      Angel Caleb Santos 5 years ago from Hampton Roads, Virginia

      Interesting

    • Amran 5 years ago

      Wow good

    • Ortopaz 5 years ago

      Jeez am stil tinking dat Lol iz "lots of luv" wel on d skeil of 10 8nd half. Gud job.

    • shwetha 5 years ago

      I NOW ONLY CROSS THESE WORDS AND ACRONYMS.

    • Dearson 5 years ago

      Great n really hopeful coz familiar things even confuses sometime n even lead us to different and wrong thinking and it clear our doubts thanks.

    • Touseef Ahmad 5 years ago

      Wow buddy, you have solved my problem as I have observed many times difficulties to understand these short words.

      Thanx alot of Buddy.. Keep it up!!!!

    • swati nagpal 5 years ago

      gr8 job

    • Latika 5 years ago

      a pdf dictionary shud b pblishd so dat v cn dwnload it..thnx!!! Latika..

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      Blogger Sumon 5 years ago

      Its a Great post about Blogspot. I LIKE your this hub. i am now following you dear friend.

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    • amo 5 years ago

      hey my best hoby is textin on my cel..and a big bunch of my mates use dis slang while textin.. 'alee'... Now thx dx ol stuf hz been realy helpful. Temme wot ALEE means! Plx..

    • Unknown 5 years ago

      Good job

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      forexprophecy 5 years ago

      Superb Sir !

    • nagu 5 years ago

      thank you soo much..

    • shashank otari 5 years ago

      thanks for the list

    • Ian 5 years ago

      Yep, and almost all of them mean,'I'm illiterate!'

    • vicki botdorf 5 years ago

      Wow, that was amazing!!! Thank you!!

    • XxBlueBearXx 5 years ago

      LOL:LAUGHING OUT LOUD

      LMFAO:LAUGHING MY F**CKING ASS OUT

      BRB:BE RIGHT BACK

    • Lioness 5 years ago

      Thank you, the list is great. Except for one thing: Why do people need to curse to get their point across? It as bad as yelling to me. It is not appealing. Personally, when someone curses or yells not only do I get turned off I tune it out. I just don't use the ones with the curse words. Have a great day.

    • prettyme ;) 5 years ago

      thanks for this.. ;))

    • zainab nasrullah 5 years ago

      This is a aswesum website , i like it

    • vponsales 5 years ago from http://www.vponsale.com/invitations/

      Wow!! Absolutely fantastic hub this!

    • ami 5 years ago

      WD- well done :D

    • chamod 5 years ago

      thnkz....

    • xdfgdf 5 years ago

      what about WTF?

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      TAW Global 5 years ago

      Haha, nice hub!

    • MUNNA 5 years ago

      IT MAY HELP FOR ANYBODY WHO DONT THE MENINGS

      THANKS BUDDY

    • archie 5 years ago

      awesome

    • juan 5 years ago

      Rap=riete a lo pendejo

    • KomalSagar 5 years ago

      This is fantastic....Thank you, the list is great....

    • sanaz 5 years ago

      Awesome....

    • wow 5 years ago

      gr8, i wont be lost anymore,

    • Satya 5 years ago

      Good Job, Keep it up.

    • Goutam 5 years ago

      super very useful someone had done this great work keep it up

    • Nazeef gigani 5 years ago

      nyc job!!!

    • mary 5 years ago

      wow,, hard to remember all that but ill try,, ALOL

      THESE IS GREAT.

    • Philix Xavier SimOn 5 years ago

      In two words 'the best' man! Whoever did this just saved me the trouble and now I never have to look stupid again.

    • Aa 5 years ago

      This is very enlightening. At least now i understand what those abbreaviations stand for! Thanks :-)

    • Vicki Botdorf 5 years ago

      that is nice to know

    • vijayalakshmi 5 years ago

      awessum thanks a lot !!

    • Dolapo 5 years ago

      tnx fthis is fantastic

    • Murielle 5 years ago

      OMG,i like that.Was desperately looking for this dictionary. Thanks a lot. Way to go.

    • ammar 5 years ago

      wao....

    • Orlene 5 years ago

      Thank you for this dictionary - lol. (about all that I knew) now i can feel part of the "conversation".

    • shally 5 years ago

      i like it haha

    • guest 5 years ago

      I think i must becareful on this "LMAO"

      Laughing My *ss Off

      L*ck Me All Over

      Leave Me Alone, Okay

    • simranjit singh cheema 5 years ago

      great ,

    • sam 5 years ago

      omg ur great.......

      gud

    • Ed S Alfred 5 years ago

      i enjoy discover so many slangs

    • sai raj 5 years ago

      gr8 stuff!!!

    • kannu 5 years ago

      nice

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      Abby Lysach 5 years ago from Singapore

      you are really took your time to have your own research about all these words, huh?... anyway... VERY GOOD!!!

      hahahaha... I can't stand to laugh all the way I read those. Oops, by the way: ISU = I Salute YOU!

      Great hub, thanks...

    • Aniket Kaushik 5 years ago

      Nice job.. Keept up.

    • leo messi 5 years ago

      lol,rofl......all and all others...

    • abhishek 5 years ago

      you forget one more...TC =take care

    • Tizzy 5 years ago

      Mehn dis is gr8, i can bliv dis. 9c work.....

    • Heryl 5 years ago

      Wow Amazing, Nice job! LOL, my favourite one of them is LOL. I dont know that have many !!!

    • sadia 5 years ago

      imo wursc.........nice

      lol

    • teacher_anonymus 5 years ago

      IKR-I know right

      OP- out of place

      tnx-thanks

      bad3p-badtrip

    • Anonymous 5 years ago

      For f**k off and die i just us FOD and not FOAD.

    • Sadia Sheraz 5 years ago

      ty for these abriviations!!

    • RjD 5 years ago

      WBRB = will be right back

      iz missin

    • mari 5 years ago

      Thanks hubpages, its really interesting. I like it!!!

    • madhavan 5 years ago

      great but need more words......

    • Param 5 years ago

      Gr8 job done. Thnx LOL!

    • aks 5 years ago

      WOW!its just amaizing n brillient job...

    • huma 5 years ago

      thnx je...........aws0me

    • Rengith 5 years ago

      I too have used many of them without knowing the correct meaning.... Its a very good collection and thanks for sharing it!

    • Babak 5 years ago

      Thumbs up! Gr8 Job!

    • Tiwai 5 years ago

      Great! this helped. I used to have my username as Ty kinda short for Tiwai. I found on tagged social site that almost everyone had 'ty' 'Ty' inbetween there names and it got me thinking it is the most popular name on the internet.

    • meee:) 5 years ago

      u 4got bff= best friends forever,bf= best friend or boyfreind, bffitwww= best friends forever in the whole wide world and gf= girl friend :) lol

    • Leen 5 years ago

      Wow !

    • Marzieh 5 years ago

      great Job...well done !

    • Mette 5 years ago

      AND: gl= good luck

      hf= have fun

      ;)

    • uti paul 5 years ago

      is there a way to download these meanings as a dictionary because it avoids embarrassment. By the way good job

    • Labar terlumun 5 years ago

      10x a lot, i felt embarrassed wen ever i cum across dz such word. Bt nw i'm litle bit aware.

    • KK 5 years ago

      thanx

    • Priyam Bhoopal 5 years ago

      It is really useful for people who do not know the meanings...i am glad that u know many!!

    • imran hayat 5 years ago

      I am very thankful to you that you did it. It was very difficult to know the meanings of these words, but now i know about them. Thanks again.

    • niharika 4 years ago

      cool dis hlpz a lot :)

    • souha 4 years ago

      its hard 2 knw all of them -.- thnx anyway , i have got more abreviations like WTF= what da fuck ... And TTUS= tolk 2 u so0n ...DUWANNA = i dnt want to.... And lot of u can chat me guys on fb ( lusifer sou-ha ;)

    • Anonymous19 4 years ago

      Not from the list:

      GTFO = Get the F*ck Out! / Got to F*ck others!

      STFU = Shut the F*ck up!

      IKR = I Know Right?!

      IK = I Know

      TC = Take Care / TinyChat

      OP = Out of Place

      YSOB/YSOAB = You're Son of a B!tch!

      ISU = I Salute You!

      GYBDS = Get Your Breakfast Don't Skip!

      GYLDS = Get Your Lunch Don't Skip!

      GYDDS = Get Your Dinner Don't Skip!

      HF = Have Fun!

      GL = Good Luck!

      GF = Good Fight! / Girl Friend

      BF = Best Friends / Boyfriend

      BFF = Best Friends Forever

      NBSB = No Boyfriend Since Birth

      NGSG = No Girlfriend Since Birth

      AFK = Away From Keyboard

      HBD = Happy Birthday!

      Pix = Picture

      FB = Facebook

      FS = Friendster / Fan Sign / Fun Sign

      MU = MegaUpload

      MF = MediaFire

      FS = FileServe / FileSonic

      RS = RapidShare / Roshan (DotA)

      WUP = WUpload

      DotA = Defense of the Ancient

      WoW = World of Warcraft

      LoL = League of Legends

      DN = Dragon Nest

      GC = Grand Chase

      GA/2 = GetAmped/2

      There are more words to come...

    • Anonymous19 4 years ago

      I forgot

      IMY = I Miss You! :3

      TY Guys and HF reading my comment !

    • siva 4 years ago

      nice

    • justme 4 years ago

      how about IMBA?

    • sohan 4 years ago

      THANKSSSSSSSSS

    • Peter pinchez 4 years ago

      Wow! kl xtf at last there is xm l8,

    • Akinyemi dennis 4 years ago

      Wow! i feel untop of the world rite now. Bravo!

    • Jaggi Bassi Daduwal 4 years ago

      Outstanding Keep it Up !

    • Ranjith Ae 4 years ago

      Great resource,

    • sai 4 years ago

      lol - lots of love

    • MIA 4 years ago

      NICE SITE N!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • esz 4 years ago

      wc : welcom

      tc : take care .

      asap : as soon as possible.

    • TJS 4 years ago

      OP also means over powered

    • geta 4 years ago

      Nyc...

    • Bia Chaudry 4 years ago

      our English is spoiled by these words. Should not use these words.... OMG :ppp

    • okonji vivian 4 years ago

      nice

    • mary stella 4 years ago

      k now I noe wat lmho means tanx its a good tinmy hand went dere

    • D.S. 4 years ago

      Thank you for making me feel less like "Mrs. Rip Van Winkle"!!!

    • kr 4 years ago

      wht is meaning of P and D

    • Dj anusha 4 years ago

      I use lol even for lots of love

      Kwl lyk dis.

      Grt jb

    • Debpilot 4 years ago

      kr, P = tongue sticking out (sideways)

      D = Big smile (sideways)

      Usually written

      :-P

      :-D

    • Riya 4 years ago

      awwwsssuummmmm......

    • judy 4 years ago

      ohhh that is grate job wd ?

    • cooldude 4 years ago

      wow so many of them their so good.............lol

    • Arshma khokar 4 years ago

      wow.....it was just amazing nd very useful..thanxx,,, :)... !!!!!

    • jaid 4 years ago

      thanx alot

    • moed khan 4 years ago

      f9 =fine

    • mayank arora 4 years ago

      thanks for it! XD

    • SRS 4 years ago

      interesting..........

    • shiinnnnnyyyyyyyy 4 years ago

      ohhhhhhhhhhhh thanks ,finally

      ty

    • RAJEEV 4 years ago

      THANKS FOR UPGRADING MY KNOWLEDGE

    • Tumalak 3 years ago

      ttyl=talk to you later

    • Jack 3 years ago

      OK - above list helps answers a few questions. I agree with the comment way above, that it takes longer to read than when people take the time to actually spell a word in full. I'm not that old, but it seems that all these acronyms show laziness rather than cleverness. Makes me wonder if it's easier to use the first letter of the word as most people don't know how to spell anymore.

    • Rando 3 years ago

      Where is BYBF ? Bang Your Best Friend

    • Koggy 3 years ago

      what then does mdll and kdll means?

    • Romit patel 3 years ago

      Awsum stuff

    • Tosif 3 years ago

      good work..this is new kind of dictionary ;)

    • holly 3 years ago

      nice some did something for me so I can understand what other ppl are saying

    • rajesh 3 years ago

      very nice yr

    • Tina 3 years ago

      Good

    • mahesh pant(me ! mahesh) 3 years ago

      thanx .!!!

      this symbol help e tooo uch..!!

    • just somebody 2 years ago

      i dont feel dumb on the internet anymore

    • jeffi Junaid 2 years ago

      Ohhh well!its g8 it vll help me a lot.Basically the thing people don't hv the tym to type full word...so this gud for me well!nw i can understand wot they intend to say...Tblu:thanx buddy love you.....mention it....asap...

    • gm 2 years ago

      HERE'S ONE FOR YOU GUYS!

      4Q2

    • Aadi 2 years ago

      Its good....

    • Johnf151 2 years ago

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    • ADU 2 years ago

      superurb

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      Alanna Fox Starks 2 years ago from Detroit, Michigan

      Thank you so much for this, bookmarking it! I have seen several of these and had no idea what the person was saying... I responded with random letters back until they could type in English. ALOL!!! =^..^=

    • Chandni singer 2 years ago

      Graat help for me thanxx LOL

    • anonymous 2 years ago

      Why is there no WTF ? It is like the 2nd most commonly used in the world since LOL is the first...

      WTF - What The Fuck

    • Zaya Firdaus 2 years ago

      Thanks for this great help

    • Sophie 2 years ago

      miss one~URAQT

      you are a cutie n.n

    • The Geek 23 months ago

      I have some more to add:

      L8R-Later

      CUL8R- See you later

      KIT- Keep in touch

    • saisil 23 months ago

      It's cool

    • Anand 23 months ago

      thanq -thank you

    • Natasha 23 months ago

      This is great,

      thanks for helping my fingers instead of typing alot

    • Guest 22 months ago

      Awesome it help me

    • suganya 22 months ago

      Super ji thx

    • RoCkStAr 22 months ago

      I was searching for imao,rofl and sup....... finally got it

    • 567 22 months ago

      fyi...for your information

      fyki....for your kind information

      myb...mind your business

    • Raza 21 months ago

      Thanks for all the stuff. It really helps a lot...

    • Kim 21 months ago

      Wow it really helps Thx

    • geraldine 21 months ago

      So a lot! I just want to know what is lmao is. And i saw this site. So useful and knowlegable. Thank.

    • Dynalyn 20 months ago

      Wow it really helps tnkxczs ;)

    • shanu 20 months ago

      i was searching for ROFL........finally got it............its really amazing to know these words

    • swati 19 months ago

      tysm u clr my all douts

    • Prasanth 18 months ago

      Its kwl ......

    • Akeem 18 months ago

      Seriously This Make Me Beta Thnx!

    • michael n 18 months ago

      woooow!! it realy makes me abit beta,kuu

    • santotrevours 17 months ago

      Love dat..... penda iyo sana keep up!!

    • sher 17 months ago

      ktxbi

      Is OK thanks goodbye.

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      ngureco 17 months ago

      That’s right, Sher.

      "ktxbi" is used in slang texting meaning = okay thanks bye.

    • evelina 16 months ago

      great texting I know some of these ! :D

    • Johnf618 15 months ago

      Hi there! I could have sworn I've been to this blog before but after checking through some of the post I realized it's new to me. Nonetheless, I'm definitely happy I found it and I'll be bookmarking and checking back frequently! agefecaddekf

    • khan 14 months ago

      thnk u very much..very useful info

    • zachary 13 months ago

      right now i will understand about internet slang

    • Thanusha 13 months ago

      Thankyouu So Much

    • dimple 13 months ago

      F off is more comfortable word i guess for f**k off..

    • Arpit.. 12 months ago

      Good one ...

      Complete the demand of social need..

      #ROFLMAO...

    • rohitsethi. 8 months ago

      HUB PAGES IS A GOOD WEBSITE AND IT IS GREAT AND IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT INTERNET SLANGS AND GLOSSERY.

      THANKS

      WWW.ELIVEWORLD.COM

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      Eileen 8 months ago from Western Cape , South Africa

      I use these sometimes but good to know the meaning .... has to bookmark this!

    • paulr6453 7 months ago

      you forgot WYSIWYG.... what you see is what you get

    • Mrs40sHistoryBuff 7 months ago

      I'm not going to read through several hundred posts to see if these things have already been addressed, so apologies to whomever may be annoyed if this duplicates their concerns....

      You listed "AFK" on the headline and the lead-in to your Hub, but in your dictionary it's never addressed. In my 16 years of keyboarding experience online - yes, since 1999 and all the Y2K hubbub - AFK has always meant "Away From Keyboard." Usually indicating an anticipated absence longer than would be covered by a simple "BRB."

      The other point I wanted to make is that a few of these have histories that go way back before the internet. Most especially, the entry you have of "MYOB" or "Mind Your Own Business." That's been a "verbal" shortcut for ALAIR! I remember hearing adults use that amongst themselves when I was a kid. And since that was about FIVE decades ago, plus a little, that should give you some idea of its longevity.

      Otherwise, pretty good resource for those new to the craft! HAGD!

    • John Mickel Almeñe 6 months ago

      Amazing just like a wiki. thanks a lot

    • DB 6 months ago

      Many of these predate the internet.

    • Sam 5 months ago

      Gudnfr them "

    • once 3 months ago

      you forgot TBH which stands for to be honest.

    • Gladys 7 weeks ago

      What does lib stand for?

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      ngureco 7 weeks ago

      Let It Be.

    • nr55 6 weeks ago

      Gr8 listing - like it lots, many many I have never heard off - and some I will definitely use.

      Cunning - you put Afk in the header but didn't define it?

      One you missed - similar to PEBKAC - PICNIC - Problem In Chair Not In Computer

      and confusingly LOL is also used for Lots of Love - can be dangerous if user and or reader don't know the other meaning.

      TTFN

    • uhmmm 5 weeks ago

      Hmm thats good

    • SSS 2 weeks ago

      What’s the meaning of "PFF"

      it might be "Perfect full f**k" ?

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      ngureco 2 weeks ago

      PFF: Playing For Fun

      PFF: Prioritize, Focus and Follow-up

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