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Text Messaging Slang

Nearly everyone has a mobile phone these days, so text messaging has become one of the most common mediums for using chat slang. By using acronyms and abbreviations in your text messages, you can save characters and type your messages even faster. Below is a list of slang terms that can help you improve your texting efficiency.

Slang Term Meaning Popularity
IKRI know, right?
BroBrother
XDDLaughing especially hard
secSecond
411Information
OMWOn my way
PMPostmeridian
AMAntemeridian
ASAPAs soon as possible
ATMAt the moment
b4Before
WBWrite back
YWYou're welcome
24/7Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
NCNo comment
ughDisgusted
b/cBecause
l8rLater
uYou
BRBBe right back
URYour
BTWBy the way
OMGOh my gosh
CTNCan't talk now
FTWFor the win
TBCTo be continued
fbFacebook
SrySorry
CYECheck your email
PHATPretty hot and tempting
LMKLet me know
thxThanks
TIAThanks in advance
plsPlease
MYOBMind your own business
msgMessage
W8Wait
w/oWithout
WTFWhat the f***
hwHomework
hahaLaughing
gfGirlfriend
SMHShaking my head
GTGGot to go
WhoaExpression of surprise
2To
YWhy
SelfieA picture of yourself
J/KJust kidding
MMBMessage me back
SMSShort Message Service
TCTake care
BAEBefore anyone else
ROFLRolling on the floor laughing
pervPervert
L8Late
HOASHold on a second
IACIn any case
TTFNTa-ta for now
LOLLaughing out loud
ICI see
TTYLTalk to you later
TYThank you
IDKI don't know
ZZZSleeping
VMVoicemail
NMNot much
IMOIn my opinion
NPNo problem
w/With
BDBig deal
ILYI love you
ezEasy
nAnd
BTDTBeen there, done that
plzPlease
WRTWith regard to
cSee
ROFLOLRolling on the floor laughing out loud
PDAPublic display of affection
NLTNo later than
nmNevermind
WRUDWhat are you doing
nvmNevermind
OICOh, I see
DMIDon't mention it
OTOHOn the other hand
OOOver and out
IEThat is
CMCall me
IMInstant Messenger
KWIMKnow what I mean
h8Hate
LYLLove you lots
MMAMeet me at
TTYSTalk to you soon
BFFLBest friend for life
rAre
no1No one
BBBye bye