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Text Messaging Slang

Nearly everyone has a mobile phone these days, so text messaging has become one of the most common mediums for using chat slang. By using acronyms and abbreviations in your text messages, you can save characters and type your messages even faster. Below is a list of slang terms that can help you improve your texting efficiency.

Slang Term Meaning Popularity
411Information
ASAPAs soon as possible
ATMAt the moment
b4Before
b/cBecause
BRBBe right back
BTWBy the way
CYECheck your email
gfGirlfriend
GTGGot to go
HOASHold on a second
IACIn any case
ICI see
IDKI don't know
IMOIn my opinion
J/KJust kidding
L8Late
l8rLater
LMKLet me know
LOLLaughing out loud
MYOBMind your own business
NMNot much
NPNo problem
OMGOh my gosh
SMHShaking my head
TBCTo be continued
TCTake care
thxThanks
TIAThanks in advance
TTFNTa-ta for now
TTYLTalk to you later
TYThank you
w/With
W8Wait
WBWrite back
w/oWithout
WTFWhat the f***
YWhy
YWYou're welcome
ZZZSleeping
NCNo comment
24/7Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
ROFLRolling on the floor laughing
MMBMessage me back
PHATPretty hot and tempting
2To
msgMessage
plsPlease
uYou
URYour
OMWOn my way
AMAntemeridian
PMPostmeridian
hwHomework
SrySorry
VMVoicemail
IKRI know, right?
CTNCan't talk now
FTWFor the win
hahaLaughing
fbFacebook
BroBrother
SMSShort Message Service
ughDisgusted
secSecond
WhoaExpression of surprise
SelfieA picture of yourself
pervPervert
BAEBefore anyone else
143I love you
BDBig deal
bcBecause
BTDTBeen there, done that
COBClose of business
CUSee you
CULSee you later
HFHave fun
BBBye bye
KWIMKnow what I mean
LYLLove you lots
MMAMeet me at
nAnd
NLTNo later than
nmNevermind
no1No one
nvmNevermind
OICOh, I see
OTOHOn the other hand
plzPlease
str8Straight
TTYSTalk to you soon
TYVMThank you very much
WRTWith regard to
WUWhat's up
4UFor you
RxPrescription
XKiss
2dayToday
2niteTonight
4For