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