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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
XDLaughing out loud
LOLLaughing out loud
XDDLaughing especially hard
SMHShaking my head
BRBBe right back
IKRI know, right?
WTFWhat the f***
BTWBy the way
OTWOn the way
GTGGot to go
BAEBefore anyone else
TTYLTalk to you later
OMGOh my gosh
IMOIn my opinion
bczBecause
FMLF*** my life
BBBye bye
HMUHit me up
SelfieA picture of yourself
nvmNevermind
2To
24/7Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
HUDHow you doing?
HRUHow are you
NPNo problem
bcBecause
IDKI don't know
ASAPAs soon as possible
gfGirlfriend
b4Before
hahaLaughing
xxKisses
NSFWNot safe for work
NMNot much
LMKLet me know
BroBrother
OICOh, I see
BFBrain fart
WTHWhat the heck
xbfEx-boyfriend
TYThank you
thxThanks
WYDWhat you doing?
AdorbsAdorable
DMDo me
heheLaughing
TTYTTalk to you tomorrow
FOMOFear of missing out
LJKLOL just kidding
SMHScratching my head
FTWFor the win
143I love you
2H2HToo hot to handle
mhmMm-hmm
H&KHugs and kisses
TCTake care
TBRTo be rude
LLSLaughing like s***
HIFWHow I felt when
baeBabe
YSWYeah sure whatever
HUHook up
pervPervert
asfAs f***
YWhy
SDSweet dreams
FRFor real
LLOLLiterally laughing out loud
TTLTime to leave
POCPiece of crap
POIDHPictures or it didn't happen
WUU2What are you up to
CrayCrazy
HottieAttractive person
HOASHold on a second
IDGAFI don't give a f***
HMHigh maintenance
KSCKinda sorta chuckle
psPostscript
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
TMBText me back
addyAddress
OMFGOh my freaking gosh
WFHWork from home
MTFBWYMay the Force be with you
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
BMWBoy Meets World
YRPYou are pretty
hwHomework
l8rLater
TwinsiesTwo people who share a common trait
AFAs f***
mwahKiss
MMBMessage me back
uYou
muahKiss
SMHWTShaking my head with a tune
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
HBYHow about you?
ThirstyDesiring a person
ADMAy dios mio
WhoaExpression of surprise
FYKIFor your kind information
WCWWoman-crush Wednesday
TextastropheTexting catastrophe
DNDDo not disturb
IABIn a bit
AHAt home
ATMAt the moment
KKOK
AOTYAlbum of the year
LYSMLove you so much
ROLFRolling on laughing floor
WWWrong Way
HH1/2KOHa-ha, half-kidding only
rAre
KBKiss back
J/KJust kidding
GBTWGet back to work
msgMessage
MYOBMind your own business
cuzBecause
IONOI don't know
tmrwTomorrow
LMIRLLet's meet in real life
plzPlease
BOLBest of luck
lolzLaugh out louds
ILYI love you
YWYou're welcome
HMLHate my life
HOHold on
ROFLRolling on the floor laughing
IDCI don't care
NRNNot right now
HBHurry back
NCNo comment
4qF*** you
KOTCKiss on the cheek
SBTMShould be there momentarily
WDYMWhat do you mean?
2M2HToo much to handle
LMFAOLaughing my freakin' a** off
2dayToday
rawrRoar
gimmeGive me
WDYTWhat do you think
mehWhatever
feelsFeelings
NFWNo freakin' way
A3Anytime, anywhere, anyone
1432I love you too
IOWIn other words
GOMBGet off my back
K3UI love you
CTNCan't talk now
2BTo be
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
ALOLActually laughing out loud
czBecause
BTDTBeen there, done that
lawlLOL
CBACan't be ar**d
IACIn any case
ZOMGOh my gosh!
DWDon't worry
SMHSmash my head
OMWOn my way
TTYLXOXTalk to you later, hugs and kisses
RNRight now
GMVGot my vote
TWDTexting while driving
minMinute
MTMistype
ughDisgusted
TOLThinking of laughing
2l8Too late
xlntExcellent
PDAPublic display of affection
IWUI want you
WRTWith regard to
MackTo flirt
WIPWork in progress
d/cDisconnected
IDEKI don't even know
DBDDon't be dumb
SNMPSo not my problem
GTRGot to run
rlyReally
bBe
yepYes
tnxThanks
S2USame to you
NTNice try
STFUShut the f*** up
PMPostmeridian
BABad a**
TTTTToo tired to talk
WYAWhere you at?
AOYPAngel on your pillow
WhaWhat
SamesiesSame
WTGWay to go
TotesTotally
plsPlease
GFYGood for you
kewlCool
yupYes
kwlCool
TFThe f***
TMGThat's my girl
FOMOFFear of missing out on football
TQVMThank you very much
WUWhat's up
HMBHit me back
AAFAlways and forever
FireAwesome
DYACD*** You Auto Correct
NFLNot freakin' likely
IMDIn my dreams
cmonCome on
HNYHappy new year
DTPDown to party
WoahExpression of surprise
DQMOTDon't quote me on this
yrsYears
DAFDope as f***
TTFNTa-ta for now
PMKIPretty much killin' it
T2MTalk to me
YRLYou are lame
gnGoodnight
UYUp yours
ILYSMI love you so much
wuhWhat
TextmergencyText emergency
GMABGive me a break
TBCTo be continued
immaI'm gonna
WEMLWhatever major loser
LULLove you lots
AARAt any rate
CTCCare to chat?
PJDWYSPersonal joke, don't worry yourself
G9Goodnight
IKI know
QFEQuestion for everyone
b/fBoyfriend
grlGirl
HMSLHolding my sides laughing
DisThis
YVWYou're very welcome
DDDesignated driver
NBJFNo brag, just fact
IOUI owe you
BAUBusiness as usual
4shoFor sure
HFCHoly freaking crap
SNHSarcasm Noted Here
srslySeriously
fbFacebook
AYKAs you know
IWALUI will always love you
N/CNo comment
MBMy bad
hunHoney
2kTalk
2B@To be at
ForevsForever
JSYKJust so you know
sk8Skate
SrySorry
IAI agree
TYFAThank you for asking
mtgMeeting
SMSShort Message Service
IMAI might add
TWISThat's what I said
TSNFThat's so not fair
SGSounds good
4nrForeigner
kptondlKeep it on the down low
RUSAre you serious?
minsMinutes
CYFCheck your Facebook
bnBeen
h8rHater
TTMNTalk to me now
CRDCaucasian Rhythm Disorder
ezEasy
DBBSWFDream boat body, shipwreck face
AWTYAre we there yet?
WDUWWhat do you want
MIAMissing in action
welpWell
KewtCute
IMYI miss you
TOHTyping one-handed
4UFor you
bdayBirthday
bdBirthday
TYTTake your time
Po-poPolice
aightAlright
BCOBig crush on
AWLTPAvoiding work like the plague
555Laughing
BFAMBrother from another mother
KindaKind of
awksAwkward
KNPOK, no problem
BYKTABut you knew that already
onlOnline
DGYFDang girl, you're fine
303Mom
LYLCLove you like crazy
NLNot likely
wutWhat
PITAPain in the a**
NYENew Year's Eve
PL&Planned
fnFine
ALAPAs late as possible
accActually
IWYI want you
T2UTalk to you
LMALeave me alone
411Information
HAGSHave a great summer
watevWhatever
THOTThat hoe over there
RYFSAre you freakin' serious?
T4TUThanks for the update
EOMEnd of message
VMVoicemail
RxPrescription
delishDelicious
LOLOLLots of laugh out louds
SFWSafe for work
AYFRAre you for real?
TTBThat's too bad
OTWOff to work
LFTILooking forward to it
secSecond
4rlFor real
mwaKiss
GBHGreat big hug
yupzOK
ITMTIn the meantime
BetYou bet
b/cBecause
luvLove
xitExit
RUOKAre you OK?
me2Me too
yoHi
WBYWhat about you?
WAYDWhat are you doing
sortaSort of
SOOFSwear on our friendship
CMEChecking my e-mail
SMLSo much love
JSJust saying
ITILYI think I like you
TAYThinking about you
w00tJoy and excitement
I8UI hate you
gorgeGorgeous
AYPWOLAre your parents watching or listening
LSHMSFOAIDMTLaughing so hard my sombrero fell off and I dropped my taco
AFBAway from brain
rdyReady
IDFCI don't freaking care
TTYTalk to you
TSIRThe struggle is real
ROTFFLRolling on the freaking floor laughing
ELOLEvil laugh out loud
WAYDRNWhat are you doing right now
ATTTAin't that the truth
G2GGood to go
lulzLOL
GLGood looking
obvObviously
aznAsian
INRI know right
6ySexy
*$Starbucks
DWLDying with laughter
MMAMeet me at
BBMBrains by Mattel
HSMPHomeschool me please
CYLCatch ya later
sSmiling
G2RGot to run
PLMKPlease let me know
WRUWhere are you
perfPerfect
OKOne kiss
AYFTAre you free today?
GOWIGet on with it
WTHDTMWhat the heck does that mean?
F2TFree to talk
H2CUSHope to see you soon
brillBrilliant
XOKiss and Hug
LMBOLaughing my butt off
W^What's up
IMSI am sorry
CYACover your a**
BRRRBBe rrright back
CGComputer Graphics
HHVFHa-ha, very funny
USADYou're such a dork
sozI'm sorry
OAOOver and out
GGGood grief
IDNI don't know
GOLGiggle out loud
CBFCan't be bothered
DBEYRDon't believe everything you read
SextingSending sexually explicit messages
tabTalking about
J/PJust playing
WUDWhat are you doing
g/fGirlfriend
BFFLBest friend for life
MMSMultimedia Messaging Service
FHFuture husband
WBWrite back
GOWMGo out with me
ILU2I love you too
IWSNI want sex now
LALaughing a lot
MTFBWUMay the Force be with you
LLAPLive long and prosper
frndFriend
26y4uToo sexy for you
IW2BWUI want to be with you
JFKJust freakin' kidding
WigIncredible
LSTLong-sleeve t-shirt
CTHUCracking the heck up
LMLLaughing mad loud
ELI5Explain like I'm 5
LOMLLove of my life
BifflesBest friends for life
NBDNo big deal
TTYVSTalk to you very soon
FGSQTCFor gosh's sake quit the crap
HTSUSHope to see you soon
T4LMKThanks for letting me know
SILSon-in-law
PreshPrecious
IMInstant Messenger
HB2UHappy birthday to you
nubNewbie
HHTYAYHappy holidays to you and yours
JetLeave quickly
LH6Let's have sex
lilLittle
lkLike
MBFMy best friend
OOOver and out
fitOutfit
UWYou're welcome
LUALove you a lot
CTFUCracking the f*** up
JCJust chilling
telTelephone
FFSFor f***'s sake
CFCluster f***
TRBLTerrible
iggyIgnored
ITRIn the room
TFLMKThanks for letting me know
WUWTWhat's up with that
FOTFLFalling on the floor laughing
LMOLeave me one
BDBig deal
IANAEI am not an expert
KPCKeeping parents clueless
TAThanks again
IHMI hate Mondays
JTMI love you
LDRLong distance relationship
MHOTYMy hat's off to you
MDAMega dumb a**
URTMYou are the man
moMore
mmkOK
NLTNo later than
YKYou're kidding
TTYWTalk to you whenever
SGTMSounds good to me
ICYWTBEIn case you went to bed early
IMUI miss you
TTYIABTalk to you in a bit
BFFMBest friends forevermore
ICAMI couldn't agree more
sYes

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