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Online Chat Slang

Chat slang originated in online communities. From the early days of online bulletin boards to modern instant messaging programs, online chat circles have continued to foster new chat slang. The following table includes a list of acronyms, abbreviations, and other chat slang terms that are used in online chat.

Slang Term Meaning Popularity
411Information
AFAIKAs far as I know
AFKAway from keyboard
ATMAt the moment
AIMAOL Instant Messenger
b4Before
AOLAmerica Online
BBIABBe back in a bit
BBLBe back later
BBSBe back soon
IMInstant message
b/cBecause
ughDisgusted
BRBBe right back
AMAntemeridian
BTWBy the way
hwHomework
SrySorry
msgMessage
plsPlease
YOLOYou only live once
URYour
PMPostmeridian
GTGGot to go
HOASHold on a second
IACIn any case
ICI see
WhoaExpression of surprise
IIRCIf I remember correctly
MoochTo freeload
IMOIn my opinion
BAEBefore anyone else
J/KJust kidding
L8Late
l8rLater
LMKLet me know
LOLLaughing out loud
MYOBMind your own business
ne1Anyone
NMNot much
OMGOh my gosh
POSParent over shoulder
ROTFLRolling on the floor laughing
fbFacebook
SMHShaking my head
SOSSomeone over shoulder
supWhat's up
TBCTo be continued
TCTake care
thxThanks
TIAThanks in advance
BroBrother
TTFNTa-ta for now
TTYLTalk to you later
TYThank you
GotchaI get you
secSecond
PCPersonal computer
w/With
YWAYou're welcome anyway
uYou
WBWrite back
w/oWithout
YWhy
YWYou're welcome
ZZZSleeping
pwnTo dominate
NCNo comment
XDDLaughing especially hard
24/7Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
ROFLRolling on the floor laughing
MMBMessage me back
hahaLaughing
NoobNewbie
IKRI know, right?
PHATPretty hot and tempting
2To
CTNCan't talk now
143I love you
WAMWait a minute
BABad a**
DYDDon't you dare
mehWhatever
BFFLBest friend for life
YTYour turn
DMIDon't mention it
JFGIJust flippin' Google it
czBecause
GOATGreatest of all time
NITMNot in the mood
BDBig deal
ATWAll the way
GMABGive me a break
QQQuick question
bcBecause
TTLTime to leave
BIONBelieve it or not
CTMChuckle to myself
GNSTGood night, sleep tight
WRUDWhat are you doing
IGII get it
M/FMale or female
BTDTBeen there, done that
PMPrivate message
CUSee you
CULSee you later
GB2WGet back to work
IMInstant Messenger
2mrTomorrow
sc2StarCraft 2
BGBig grin
LMSOLaughing my socks off
dunnoI don't know
l33tLeet
SackBed
TSNFThat's so not fair
yepYes
BoozeAlcohol
pvtPrivate
Put on blastTo call out
BIABBack in a bit
You win the InternetYou are awesome
LFTDLeft for the day
WASWait a second
TBRTo be rude
tlkTalk
FTRFor the record
G2GGotta go
OOOver and out
gbGoodbye
h/wHomework
ZOMGOh my gosh!
LMALeave me alone
spSpelling
IABIn a bit
HRUHow are you
nvrNever
MIAMissing in action
WoWWorld of Warcraft
minsMinutes
HFHave fun
WITRWho's in the room
prvtPrivate
*$Starbucks
h8Hate
luvLove
OTTOMHOff the top of my head
555Laughing
gniteGoodnight
LMSLet me see
KekeKorean laugh
KindaKind of
AFAICAs far as I'm concerned
TISNFThat is so not fair
rAre
IRLIn real life
orlyOh really
PRWParents are watching
WhewExpression of relief
SGSounds good
IMHOIn my humble opinion
OOOOut of office
HottieAttractive person
THOTThat hoe over there
DittoSame
BBBye bye
ltrLater
KITKeep in touch
KWIMKnow what I mean
nxtNext
LYLLove you lots
adminAdministrator
MMAMeet me at
nmNevermind
IMYI miss you
no1No one
FTTBFor the time being
nvmNevermind
OICOh, I see
OTOHOn the other hand
plzPlease
A3Anytime, anywhere, anyone
myspMySpace
LQTMLaughing quietly to myself
TMTrademark
TAFNThat's all for now
f9Fine
str8Straight
xxKisses
lolzLaugh out louds
GTGGood to go
rdyReady
XOKiss and Hug
TBHTo be honest
SFFSo freaking funny
TBFTo be fair
OCOf course
peepsPeople
RUSAre you serious?
d/cDisconnected
TBCLTo be continued later
BTKBack to keyboard
PEBKACProblem exists between keyboard and chair
LDRLong distance relationship
rntAren't
TICTongue in cheek
TCBTaking care of business
RUAre you
TTYSTalk to you soon
LMIRLLet's meet in real life
MIRLMeet in real life
gonnaGoing to
StokedExcited
TYVMThank you very much
yupYes
NGLNot gonna lie
LJKLOL just kidding
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
hlpHelp
WBWelcome back
WoahExpression of surprise
SOHFSense of humor failure
yaYes
PMJIPardon my jumping in
onlOnline
ShortyA fine female
AFAs f***
WRTWith regard to
hoodNeighborhood
WUWhat's up
PDAPublic display of affection
DigitsPhone number
LBRLet's be real
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
WTHWhat the heck
PIOPass it on
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
4UFor you
NLNot likely
Keyboard warriorA person that posts controversial opinions online
IEThat is
pwndOwned
KKOK
WDYMWhat do you mean?
p911Parent alert!
IDUI don't understand
CTCCall the cell
WootWoohoo!
rlyReally
MTMistype
ILYI love you
MBMy bad
TWISThat's what I said
OTPOn the phone
XKiss
YGMYou've got mail
2dayToday
WDYTWhat do you think
2niteTonight
ALOLActually laughing out loud
4For
cSee
4wardForward
hwHardware
swSoftware
ezEasy
ROFLOLRolling on the floor laughing out loud
G9Goodnight
2H2HToo hot to handle
2l8Too late
4gmForgive me
HANHow about now?
B4NBye for now
TBYTeacher behind you
MIMASMay I make a suggestion
BCNUBe seein' you
T2ULTalk to you later
bstdBusted
STFWSearch the flippin' Web
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
GOMBGet off my back
JFKJust freakin' kidding
CTRNCan't talk right now
cul8rSee you later
ID10TIdiot
EOREnd of rant
YTYou there?
YGGYou go girl
NACNot a chance
AYKAs you know
L2PLearn to play
LOLHKLots of love, hugs, and kisses
DRCDon't really care
GALGet a life
NBJFNo brag, just fact
AAFAlways and forever
YCCOIYou can count on it
GOLGiggle out loud
*$$Starbucks
AOYPAngel on your pillow
YBSYou'll be sorry
addyAddress
IDTI don't think
GMGood move
4U2For you too
gnGoodnight
TOUThinking of you
SBTSorry 'bout that
BAMFBad a** mother f*****
IDEKI don't even know
H&KHugs and kisses
TMGThat's my girl
WIPWork in progress
L2MListening to music
WMAOWorking my a** off
JLMKJust let me know
BKBack
BLBuddy list
J/PJust playing
DKDon't know
WUU2What are you up to
KISSKeep it simple, stupid
GFYGood for you
GMVGot my vote
mngrManager
KSCKinda sorta chuckle
LMBOLaughing my butt off
xitExit
GLWTGood luck with that
BASORBreathing a sigh of relief
ILY2I love you too
RTFReturn the favor
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
p/wPassword
DRKDon't really know
aznAsian
m8Mate
TWSSThat's what she said
99Parent has left
me2Me too
poedP*ssed off
YMMDYou made my day
yerYour
IDRI don't remember
BIAMBack in a minute
N2MNot too much
SINBADSingle income, no boyfriend, absolutely desperate
NBDNo big deal
SPROSStop, parents reading over shoulder
muahKiss
NFWNo freakin' way
kewlCool
OMGNOh my gosh noob
d8Date
YABAYet another bloody acronym
NOYBNone of your business
C4NCiao for now
NWNo way
C&GChuckle and grin
AMLAll my love
OTOther topic
PIMPPeeing in my pants (laughing)
HKHugs and kisses
HOPEHave Only Positive Expectations
ofcOf course
grlGirl
BBMLBe back much later
bupBackup Plan
ROTFRolling on the floor
RUBAre you back
2M2HToo much to handle
OOHOut of here
SHSame here
SOLS*** out of luck
BIOYABlow it out your a**
SYTSee you tomorrow
OMLOh my Lord
AYTMTBAnd you're telling me this because
LUBLove you, bye
BDUBrain dead user
sSmiling
N2WNot to worry
GPGo private
SIGSilence is golden
weiWhatever idiot
CFVCall for votes
G2GPGot to go pee
yupzOK
GR&DGrinning, running, and ducking
HHHolding hands
LWTLaughing with tears
txtinTexting
AWTYAre we there yet?
IDCI don't care
watevWhatever
mngManage
ROTFLMAORolling on the floor laughing my a** off
GBTWGet back to work
IDTSI don't think so
ITYFI think you'll find
ROTFLOLRolling on the floor laughing out loud
FTGFor the group
O&OOver and out
AHAt home
FOAFFriend of a friend
LLOLLiterally laughing out loud
IRDKI really don't know
TTMTalk to me
HORUHow old are you
OTBOff the boat
TNTTill next time
PITAPain in the a**
SNMPSo not my problem
chingoChat lingo
H/OHold on
OMDOh my darn!
COCCode of conduct
PlPlaylist
LYLove ya
ITYSI told you so
SYYShut your yapper
TLAThree letter acronym
RLReal life
TWHSThat's what he said
WEMLWhatever major loser
JJoking
DFLDead freaking last
JCJust checking
NTMYNice to meet you
KOTLKiss on the lips
NalNationality
YrYour
havHave
RmRoom
LemenoLet me know
lafLaugh
C2CCam to cam
UTYou there?
emE-mail
FAHFunny as heck
IONOI don't know
9Parent in room
GBFNGoodbye for now
KBKiss back
KKiss
KOTCKiss on the cheek
NBSPNo bull s*** please
GRGotta Run
A/S/LAge/sex/location
WUAWhat's up anyway?
BBTBe back tomorrow
PTOPass this on
mwaKiss
bdBirthday
NSNo s***
AFAIACAs far as I am concerned
NGNo good
HMSLHolding my sides laughing
rawrRoar
GSOHGreat sense of humor
121One to one
ILAMYI love and miss you
YKIYou know it
heheLaughing
HSIKHow should I know
TOLThinking of laughing
LOILaughing on the inside
AWTAt what time
OTLOut to lunch
PLMKPlease let me know
YMYour mom
RAKRandom act of kindness
ploxPlease
GTRGot to run
LOCLoad of crap
TTYTTalk to you tomorrow
xlntExcellent
YSWYeah sure whatever
NKNo kidding
FOBFresh off the boat
TFBToo freakin' bad
ttlyTotally
1ceOnce
PDQPretty darn quick
addAddress
bBe
b-dayBirthday
LYSMLove you so much
BILBoss is listening
CIDConsider it done
cuzBecause
CU@See you around
daThe
OMFGOh my freaking gosh
FUF*** you
STFUShut the f*** up
OAROn a roll
CMEChecking my e-mail
TMFTToo much free time
IHYI hate you

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