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General Slang

Many slang terms are used both online and offline, such as in spoken conversation. The following list includes general shorthand and slang terms that are not specifically used online or in text messaging.

Slang Term Meaning Popularity
411Information
AKAAlso known as
ASAPAs soon as possible
b4Before
VMVoicemail
bfBoyfriend
BFFBest friends forever
TwitchVideo game streaming website
appApplication
b/cBecause
AMAntemeridian
ytYouTube
cyaSee ya
uYou
DIYDo it yourself
ETAEstimated time of arrival
TrollA person who posts offensive comments
fFemale
MMOMassively multiplayer online
FAQFrequently Asked Questions
Talking trashDisrespecting
FUBARFouled up beyond all recognition
FWIWFor what it's worth
FYIFor your information
gr8Great
hahaLaughing
wannaWant to
J/KJust kidding
KOK
NFLNational Football League
LOLLaughing out loud
mMale
MYOBMind your own business
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
ne1Anyone
txtText
MoochTo freeload
odOverdose
pplPeople
qtCutie
RPGRole-playing game
DisDisrespect
AfroNatural bush-like hairstyle
BMWBayerische Motoren Werke
HBOHome Box Office
PCPersonal computer
VIPVery important person
PotMarijuana
ChickenScared
FailFailure
supWhat's up
WhoaExpression of surprise
Throwing shadeDisrespecting
TBCTo be continued
RSVPRépondez s'il vous plaît
thxThanks
TIAThanks in advance
TLCTender love and care
TMIToo much information
U2You too
w/With
w/eWhatever
w/oWithout
AOLAmerica Online
XOXOHugs and kisses
GotchaI get you
NCNo comment
hwHomework
LANLocal Area Network
24/7Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
infoInformation
SMSShort Message Service
reRegarding
GamerA video game player
DivaA rude woman
TBDTo be determined
RedneckAn uneducated Southerner
BuckDollar
secSecond
PHATPretty hot and tempting
2To
vsVersus
pervPervert
GPSGlobal positioning system
b/wBetween
blogWeb log
MVPMost valuable player
AIMAOL Instant Messenger
IMInstant message
DopeIllegal drugs
PhotobombTo pose in the background of a picture being taken
CabTaxi
TBATo be announced
NoobNewbie
PMPostmeridian
msgMessage
WhoopsExclamation of a mistake
N/ANot Available
plsPlease
WeedMarijuana