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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
NoobNewbie
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
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
FTTBFor the time being
DMIDon't mention it
JFGIJust flippin' Google it
czBecause
THOTThat hoe over there
NITMNot in the mood
BDBig deal
ATWAll the way
GMABGive me a break
QQQuick question
bcBecause
TTLTime to leave
BIONBelieve it or not
ShortyA fine female
GNSTGood night, sleep tight
WRUDWhat are you doing
M/FMale or female
BTDTBeen there, done that
PMPrivate message
CUSee you
YTYour turn
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
WootWoohoo!
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
TBRTo be rude
BIABBack in a bit
AFAs f***
LFTDLeft for the day
WASWait a second
pvtPrivate
FTRFor the record
G2GGotta go
OOOver and out
gbGoodbye
h/wHomework
spSpelling
ALOLActually laughing out loud
hwHardware
A3Anytime, anywhere, anyone
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
Keyboard warriorA person that posts controversial opinions online
IOWIn other words
DittoSame
BBBye bye
ltrLater
KITKeep in touch
KWIMKnow what I mean
LYLLove you lots
adminAdministrator
MTMistype
MMAMeet me at
nmNevermind
no1No one
LMALeave me alone
YGMYou've got mail
nvmNevermind
OICOh, I see
OTOHOn the other hand
plzPlease
HRUHow are you
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
BoozeAlcohol
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
WRTWith regard to
hoodNeighborhood
WUWhat's up
PDAPublic display of affection
DigitsPhone number
LBRLet's be real
CTMChuckle to myself
WTHWhat the heck
PIOPass it on
GOATGreatest of all time
4UFor you
NLNot likely
Put on blastTo call out
IEThat is
pwndOwned
KKOK
WDYMWhat do you mean?
tlkTalk
p911Parent alert!
IGII get it
nxtNext
CTCCall the cell
IDUI don't understand
You win the InternetYou are awesome
rlyReally
ILYI love you
TWISThat's what I said
MBMy bad
OTPOn the phone
IMYI miss you
ZOMGOh my gosh!
nvrNever
XKiss
2dayToday
2niteTonight
4For
cSee
IABIn a bit
4wardForward
ezEasy
ROFLOLRolling on the floor laughing out loud
swSoftware
WDYTWhat do you think
G9Goodnight
2H2HToo hot to handle
2l8Too late
4gmForgive me
HANHow about now?
B4NBye for now
WUAWhat's up anyway?
OTBOff the boat
BCNUBe seein' you
T2ULTalk to you later
LWTLaughing with tears
bstdBusted
STFWSearch the flippin' Web
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
heheLaughing
CTRNCan't talk right now
cul8rSee you later
ID10TIdiot
EOREnd of rant
YTYou there?
YGGYou go girl
AWTYAre we there yet?
yupzOK
IRDKI really don't know
AOCAvailable on cell
LYLove ya
LOLHKLots of love, hugs, and kisses
GALGet a life
WEMLWhatever major loser
AAFAlways and forever
YMMDYou made my day
GOLGiggle out loud
SINBADSingle income, no boyfriend, absolutely desperate
GBFNGoodbye for now
AFAIACAs far as I am concerned
YBSYou'll be sorry
lafLaugh
GOMBGet off my back
GMGood move
AWTAt what time
gnGoodnight
TOUThinking of you
BAMFBad a** mother f*****
bupBackup Plan
TOLThinking of laughing
H&KHugs and kisses
IDEKI don't even know
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
GBTWGet back to work
KSCKinda sorta chuckle
mngManage
ITYFI think you'll find
LMBOLaughing my butt off
FOAFFriend of a friend
GLWTGood luck with that
RTFReturn the favor
MIMASMay I make a suggestion
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
p/wPassword
DRCDon't really care
aznAsian
m8Mate
TWHSThat's what he said
9Parent in room
me2Me too
KOTLKiss on the lips
FAHFunny as heck
havHave
IONOI don't know
BIAMBack in a minute
N2MNot too much
IDRI don't remember
NBDNo big deal
NBSPNo bull s*** please
muahKiss
NFWNo freakin' way
rawrRoar
121One to one
2M2HToo much to handle
LOCLoad of crap
DUDarn you
NOYBNone of your business
NWNo way
C&GChuckle and grin
AMLAll my love
OTOther topic
PIMPPeeing in my pants (laughing)
HKHugs and kisses
IHYI hate you
ofcOf course
grlGirl
BBMLBe back much later
TMFTToo much free time
ROTFRolling on the floor
SBTSorry 'bout that
RUBAre you back
L2PLearn to play
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
1174Meet in person at
GPGo private
SIGSilence is golden
weiWhatever idiot
CFVCall for votes
watevWhatever
GR&DGrinning, running, and ducking
HHHolding hands
NTYNo thank you
txtinTexting
IDCI don't care
NACNot a chance
ROTFLMAORolling on the floor laughing my a** off
G2GPGot to go pee
IDTSI don't think so
mngrManager
ROTFLOLRolling on the floor laughing out loud
FTGFor the group
xitExit
O&OOver and out
AHAt home
GMVGot my vote
LLOLLiterally laughing out loud
TTMTalk to me
HORUHow old are you
BASORBreathing a sigh of relief
TNTTill next time
PITAPain in the a**
SNMPSo not my problem
chingoChat lingo
H/OHold on
OMDOh my darn!
COCCode of conduct
PlPlaylist
ILY2I love you too
OMGNOh my gosh noob
ITYSI told you so
NBJFNo brag, just fact
TLAThree letter acronym
RLReal life
SYYShut your yapper
DRKDon't really know
JJoking
JCJust checking
DFLDead freaking last
NTMYNice to meet you
TWSSThat's what she said
NalNationality
YrYour
poedP*ssed off
RmRoom
LemenoLet me know
yerYour
99Parent has left
C2CCam to cam
UTYou there?
emE-mail
YCCOIYou can count on it
addyAddress
PTOPass this on
KBKiss back
KKiss
KOTCKiss on the cheek
*$$Starbucks
GRGotta Run
A/S/LAge/sex/location
SPROSStop, parents reading over shoulder
TBYTeacher behind you
BBTBe back tomorrow
mwaKiss
bdBirthday
NSNo s***
YKIYou know it
AOYPAngel on your pillow
NGNo good
HMSLHolding my sides laughing
GSOHGreat sense of humor
kewlCool
ILAMYI love and miss you
HSIKHow should I know
LOILaughing on the inside
d8Date
ploxPlease
OTLOut to lunch
PLMKPlease let me know
YMYour mom
RAKRandom act of kindness
IDTI don't think
4U2For you too
GTRGot to run
TTYTTalk to you tomorrow
xlntExcellent
YSWYeah sure whatever
NKNo kidding
C4NCiao for now
TFBToo freakin' bad
ttlyTotally
YABAYet another bloody acronym
1ceOnce
PDQPretty darn quick
JFKJust freakin' kidding
FOBFresh off the boat
addAddress
bBe
b-dayBirthday
LYSMLove you so much
BILBoss is listening
CIDConsider it done
cuzBecause
CU@See you around
HOPEHave Only Positive Expectations
daThe
OMFGOh my freaking gosh
FUF*** you
STFUShut the f*** up
OAROn a roll
CMEChecking my e-mail

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