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