Home : Browse : Email Terms

Email Slang

While chat slang is often not appropriate for professional email correspondence, it can be a great way to save time when emailing friends. The following slang terms are commonly used in email messages.

Slang Term Meaning Popularity
411Information
ASAPAs soon as possible
BTWBy the way
FYIFor your information
TBDTo be determined
HTHHope this helps
PMPostmeridian
IRTIn regards to
LMKLet me know
OMGOh my gosh
hwHomework
thxThanks
TTFNTa-ta for now
TTYLTalk to you later
w/With
WBWrite back
msgMessage
w/oWithout
fbFacebook
AOLAmerica Online
24/7Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
N/ANot Available
plsPlease
RSVPRépondez s'il vous plaît
CCCarbon copy
reRegarding
uYou
URYour
fwdForward
NTNNo thanks needed
AMAntemeridian
TBATo be announced
PHATPretty hot and tempting
2To
hahaLaughing
143I love you
f9Fine
IABIn a bit
EOMEnd of message
BFFLBest friend for life
A3Anyplace, anywhere, anytime
OOOver and out
BDBig deal
SYSincerely yours
COBClose of business
CUSee you
MIAMissing in action
h/wHomework
KITKeep in touch
DMIDon't mention it
WDYTWhat do you think
YGMYou've got mail
NLTNo later than
NRNNo reply necessary
nvmNevermind
ILYI love you
AWLAlways with love
NSFWNot safe for work
QQQuick question
TCBTaking care of business
POCPoint of contact
TICTongue in cheek
TWIMCTo whom it may concern
TWISThat's what I said
ZOMGOh my gosh!
WRTWith regard to
JFGIJust flippin' Google it
NNTONo need to open
GB2WGet back to work
TAFNThat's all for now
U2UUp to you
d/lDownload
xxKisses
rlyReally
rAre
spSpelling
LFTDLeft for the day
IDUI don't understand
PDAPublic display of affection
AFAICAs far as I'm concerned
TTLTime to leave
PFAPlease find attached
MBMy bad
XKiss
nxtNext
MTMistype
h8Hate
EGFor example
2dayToday
4For
IMYI miss you
nvrNever
cSee
FTTBFor the time being
4wardForward
ezEasy
hwHardware
swSoftware
MTFMore to follow
LTDLovers till death