Text Language Dictionary

Guide To Texting Shorthand

You may or may not be a fan of it but texting language is something that has become a culture and much like mobile phones and forms of social networking to communicate, it is here to stay! This page will provide you with a free text language dictionary for you to create your own text messages or perhaps to decipher one that has been sent to you.

Text message language is not just used by the younger generation but by everybody who wants to keep what they are saying short and sweet, as more and more people begin to use cell phones the fever that is texting and the use of sms language continues to grip the nation! After all when you are exchanging text messages or emails with somebody it can save you time and money by shortening what you are saying into text message language, if you have a lot to say that may take up three text messages then by compacting what you are saying into a single message using texting language you are only paying a third of the price!

Just to be clear when we refer to sms language and text language these mean exactly the same thing!

In addition to this page providing you with a text language dictionary we also have pages specifically on texting abbreviations and symbols and also texting acronyms.

Woman Texting on a Phone

What is text language?

Ok so first things first, before we go on to cover our vast text language dictionary we are going to explain in simple terms what text language is. Texting language is the collective term used for the shorthand way that people talk to each other using text messages, email, instant messaging and other forms of written contact.

It is a variety of methods of simplifying what you have to say and can be from as easy as replacing the word ‘you’ with ‘u’ or instead of saying ‘why’ or ‘what for’ just using the simple ‘?’ symbol, to a long texting acronym such as ‘ANFSCD’ which stands for ‘And Now For Something Completely Different’.

Many people refer to text messaging language as ‘net lingo’ or ‘slang’ and they are not wrong in saying this as all of the things that you will find in an sms language dictionary is an informal way of saying things that is restricted to the people that use it. Anybody can use text language but you need to be confident that the person you are addressing understands it else what you are trying to say won’t make much sense to them at all.

Text language can include the use of texting acronyms, texting abbreviations, texting symbols, emoticons, pictures or initials.

Woman Texting on a Phone

What is text language?

Ok so first things first, before we go on to cover our vast text language dictionary we are going to explain in simple terms what text language is. Texting language is the collective term used for the shorthand way that people talk to each other using text messages, email, instant messaging and other forms of written contact.

It is a variety of methods of simplifying what you have to say and can be from as easy as replacing the word ‘you’ with ‘u’ or instead of saying ‘why’ or ‘what for’ just using the simple ‘?’ symbol, to a long texting acronym such as ‘ANFSCD’ which stands for ‘And Now For Something Completely Different’.

Many people refer to text messaging language as ‘net lingo’ or ‘slang’ and they are not wrong in saying this as all of the things that you will find in an sms language dictionary is an informal way of saying things that is restricted to the people that use it. Anybody can use text language but you need to be confident that the person you are addressing understands it else what you are trying to say won’t make much sense to them at all.

Text language can include the use of texting acronyms, texting abbreviations, texting symbols, emoticons, pictures or initials.

Who needs a texting language dictionary?

There are various reasons as to why people may want or need to use a texting language dictionary and here we are going to give an insight into what these are.

  • Of course you can make the conscious decision as to whether or not you personally write a text message or email using sms language but there is little that you can do to control whether or not somebody sends you something to you using it. A text language dictionary can be a great tool for you to understand messages that have been sent to you.
  • Texting language is something that is becoming more and more popular so perhaps you are just finding out about it and want to get in on the act, what better way to do so than looking up a texting language dictionary?
  • Parents may be concerned as to the welfare of their children and when they check their cell phones or emails they may be confronted with what looks like some very bad literacy or code. A text language dictionary is something that they can use to decode any such messages and keep a watchful eye on their offspring.

There are simply hundreds of different types of cell phones available today, and believe it or not the actual function for text messaging is fundamentally similar on all of them. Every single phone whether it is a touch screen phone, slide phone, flip phone or even an old analogue phone will have a main menu where you will find the option for messages. The first step is getting to grips with the phone, know what each key/button does and how to maneuver around the phone. The better you know your phone the easier it is to learn how to text message on it.

When you have got used to it then you will be able to find the text messaging option without any issue, it is always either one of the main ‘options’ or an option that you can get into from the main screen through any icon labeled ‘text messages’ or ‘SMS messages’.

Popular examples of text language / SMS language

Just before we go on to provide our full and comprehensive text language dictionary we have a short list of the most common examples of sms language for you.

  • @ – At
  • <3 u – Love you
  • :) – Happy face
  • :( – Sad face
  • ;) – Winking face
  • 2mo or 2mro – Tomorrow
  • 4m – From
  • 4get – Forget
  • Asap – As soon as possible
  • Atm – At the moment
  • B4 -Before
  • Brb – Be right back
  • Btw – By the way
  • Cba – Can’t be assed
  • Cos – Because
  • Cya – See you later
  • Da – The
  • Ez – Easy
  • Ffs – For f$%k’s sake
  • Fyi – For your information
  • G2g – Got to go
  • Gr8 – Great
  • Hv – Have
  • Ic – I see
  • Idk – I don’t know
  • Imo – In my opinion
  • Jk – Joke, Joking or just kidding
  • K or KK – Okay
  • L8 – Late
  • L8r – Later
  • lmao – Laugh my ass off
  • Lol – Laugh out loud
  • M8 – Mate
  • Omg – Oh my god
  • R – Are
  • Rofl – Roll on floor laughing
  • Stfu – Shut the f%^k up
  • Tbh – To be honest
  • Tc – Take care
  • Thx – Thanks
  • Ttyl – Talk to you later
  • U – You
  • Ur – Your or You’re
  • Wtf – What the f$%k
  • Y – Why
  • Yh – Yes

Text language dictionary A

  • ABT – About
  • ACK – Acknowledge
  • ADD – Address
  • ADDY – Address
  • ADMIN – Administrator
  • ADR – Address
  • AIGHT – Alright
  • AWESO – Awesome
  • AA – As above
  • AAK – Asleep at keyboard
  • AAK – Alive and kicking
  • AAP – Always a pleasure
  • AAR – At any rate
  • ADAD – Another day, another dollar
  • AEAP – As early as possible
  • AFC – Away from computer
  • AFAIAA – As far as I am aware
  • AFAIC – As far as I am concerned
  • AFAIK – As far as I know
  • AFK – Away from keyboard
  • AH – At home
  • AITR – Adult in the room
  • AKA – Also known as
  • ALOL – Actually laughing out loud
  • AMAP – As much as possible
  • AMBW – All my best wishes
  • AML – All my love
  • AMOF – As a matter of fact
  • AOTA – All of the above
  • ASAP – As soon as possible
  • ASL – Age/sex/location
  • ATB – All the best
  • ATM – At the moment
  • AWOL – Absent without leave
  • AYDY – Are you done yet?
  • AYSOS – Are you stupid or something?
  • AYS – Are you serious?
  • AYT – Are you there?

B

  • BAU – Business as usual
  • BAY – Back at ya
  • BB – Be back
  • BBIAB – Be back in a bit
  • BBIAM – Be back in a minute
  • BBIAS – Be back in a sec
  • BBL – Be back later
  • BBS – Be back soon
  • BBT – Be back tomorrow
  • BD – Big deal
  • BFF – Best friends forever
  • BFFL – Best friends for life
  • BFN – Bye for now
  • BIF – Before I forget
  • BION – Believe it or not
  • BLNT – Better luck next time
  • BM – Bite me
  • BME – Based on my experience
  • BM&Y – Between me and you
  • BOL – Best of luck
  • BRB – Be right back
  • BRH – Be right here
  • BRT – Be right there
  • BSTS – Better safe than sorry
  • BT – Bite this
  • BTA – But then again
  • BTDT – Been there, done that
  • BTW – By the way
  • BWL – Bursting with laughter
  • BYOB – Bring your own beer
  • BYOC – Bring your own computer
  • BK – Back
  • B2W – Back to work
  • B8 – Bait
  • B9 – Boss is watching
  • B4 – Before
  • B4N – Bye for now
  • B/C – Because
  • BCOS – Because
  • BDAY – Birthday
  • B-DAY – Birthday
  • BF – Boyfriend
  • BHL8 – Be home late
  • BOYF – Boyfriend
  • BRD – Bored

C

  • C&G – Chuckle & grin
  • C4N – Ciao for now
  • CB – Coffee break
  • CID – Consider it done
  • CLAB – Crying like a baby
  • CM – Call me
  • CMB – Call me back
  • COB – Close of business
  • CRB – Come right back
  • CRBT – Crying really big tears
  • CSG – Chuckle, snicker, grin
  • CSL – Can’t stop laughing
  • CT – Can’t talk
  • CU – See you
  • CUA – See you around
  • CUL – See you later
  • CWOT – Complete waste of time
  • CWYL – Chat with you later
  • CYE – Check your e-mail
  • CYO – See you online
  • CIAO – Good-bye
  • CMON – Come on
  • CONGRATS – Congratulations
  • COS – Because
  • CR8 – Create
  • CUL8R – See you later
  • CYA – See you
  • CYAL8R – See you later

D

  • DA – “The”
  • DC – Disconnect
  • DD – Due diligence
  • DEGT – Don’t even go there
  • DGAF – Don’t give a *f£$k*
  • DIS – Did I say?
  • DIY – Do it yourself
  • DKDC – Don’t know, don’t care
  • DM – Doesn’t matter
  • DN – Down
  • DTRT – Do the right thing
  • DTS – Don’t think so
  • DUR – Do you remember?
  • DYFI – Did you find it?
  • DYOR – Do your own research
  • D46? – Down for sex?
  • DNR – Dinner
  • DNT – Don’t
  • DV8 – Deviate

E

  • E – Ecstasy
  • EMFBI – Excuse me for butting in
  • EMFBI – Excuse me for jumping in
  • EOD – End of day
  • EOD – End of discussion
  • EOL – End of lecture
  • EOM – End of message
  • EOS – End of show
  • ETA – Estimated time (of) arrival
  • E1 – Everyone
  • EMA – E-mail address
  • EMSG – E-mail message
  • ENUF – Enough
  • EVA – Ever
  • EVO – Evolution
  • EZ – Easy
  • EZY – Easy

Text language dictionary F

  • F – Female
  • FAF – Funny as *f£$k*
  • FAQ – Frequently asked questions
  • FBM – Fine by me
  • FC – Fingers crossed
  • FFS – For *f$%k’*sakes
  • FITB – Fill in the blank
  • FOAD – *F$%K* off and die
  • FOAF – Friend of a friend
  • FOMCL – Falling off my chair laughing
  • FRT – For real though
  • FWIW – For what it’s worth
  • FWM – Fine with me
  • FYEO – For your eyes only
  • FYA – For your amusement
  • FYI – For your information
  • F2F – Face to face
  • FWD – Forward

G

  • GNIGHT – Good night
  • GNITE – Good night
  • GR8 – Great
  • GRATZ – Congratulations
  • GRL – Girl
  • GUD – Good
  • G2CU – Good to see you
  • G2G – Got to go
  • G2R – Got to run
  • GA – Go ahead
  • GAL – Get a life
  • GAS – Got a second?
  • GB – Goodbye
  • GBTW – Get back to work
  • GFI – Go for it
  • GF – Girl friend
  • GG – Gotta Go
  • GGOH – Gotta Get Outa Here
  • GJ – Good job
  • GL – Good luck
  • GMTA – Great minds think alike
  • GN – Good night
  • GNSD – Good night, sweet dreams
  • GOI – Get over it
  • GR8 – Great
  • GRATZ – Congratulations
  • GRL – Girl
  • GT – Good try
  • GTFO – Get the *freak* out
  • GTG – Got to go
  • GTSY – Great (or good) to see you

H

  • H8 – Hate
  • H8TTU – Hate to be you
  • H-BDAY – Happy Birthday
  • HAG1 – Have a good one
  • HAK – Hug and kiss
  • HAU – How about you?
  • H&K – Hugs & kisses
  • H2CUS – Hope to see you soon
  • HAGN – Have a good night
  • HAGO – Have a good one
  • HAND – Have a nice day
  • HB – Hurry back
  • HBU – How about you?
  • HF – Have fun
  • HOAS – Hold on a second
  • HRU – How are you?
  • HTH – Hope this helps
  • HV – Have
  • HW – Homework

I

  • IDUNNO – I don’t know
  • ILBL8 – I’ll be late
  • IIAC – In any case
  • IAE – In any event
  • IAO – I am out (of here)
  • IB – I’m back
  • IC – I see
  • ICAM – I couldn’t agree more
  • ICBW – It could be worse
  • ICFILWU – I could fall in love with you
  • IDC – I don’t care
  • IDK – I don’t know
  • IDTS – I don’t think so
  • IFYP – I feel your pain
  • IG2R – I got to run
  • IGHT – I got high tonight
  • IHNI – I have no idea
  • IIRC – If I remember correctly
  • IK – I know
  • ILU – I love you
  • ILY – I love you
  • IM – Instant message
  • IMHO – In my humble opinion
  • IMNSHO – In my not so humble opinion
  • IMO – In my opinion
  • IMS – I am sorry
  • IMSB – I am so bored
  • IMTM – I am the man
  • IMU – I miss u (you)
  • IOMH – In over my head
  • IOW – In other words
  • IRL – In real life
  • IRMC – I rest my case
  • ISLY – I still love you
  • ITYK – I thought you knew
  • IUSS – If you say so
  • IWALU – I will always love you
  • IWAWO – I want a way out
  • IYKWIM – If you know what I mean
  • IYO – In your opinion
  • IYSS – If you say so

J

  • JAM – Just a minute
  • JFF – Just for fun
  • JFGI – Just f$%kin Google it
  • JIC – Just in case
  • JJA – Just joking around
  • JK – Just kidding
  • JLMK – Just let me know
  • JMO – Just my opinion
  • JP – Just playing
  • JTLYK – Just to let you know
  • JW – Just wondering

K

  • K – Okay
  • KK – Okay, Okay
  • KEWL – Cool
  • KB – Keyboard
  • KEYA – I will key you later
  • KEYME – Key me when you get in
  • KFY – Kiss for you
  • KIA – Know it all
  • KIT – Keep in touch
  • KOC – Kiss on cheek
  • KOL – Kiss on lips
  • KOTC – Kiss on the cheek
  • KOTL – Kiss on the lips
  • KNIM – Know what I mean?
  • KPC – Keeping parents clueless
  • KUTGW – Keep up the good work

Text Language Dictionary L

  • L8R – Later
  • L8RG8R – Later, gator
  • LEMENO – Let me know
  • LIK – Liquor
  • L2G – (would) Love to go
  • L2K – Like to come
  • LBAY – Laughing back at you
  • LD – Later, dude or Long distance
  • LERK – Leaving easy reach of keyboard
  • LGH – Lets get high
  • LH6 – Lets have sex
  • LHSX – Lets have sex
  • LHM – Lord help me
  • LHO – Laughing head off
  • LIC – Like I care
  • LIMT – Laugh in my tummy
  • LMAO – Laughing my ass off
  • LMBO – Laughing my butt off
  • LMFAO – Laughing my freaking ass off
  • LMIRL – Lets meet in real life
  • LMK – Let me know
  • LMNK – Leave my name out
  • LOA – List of acronyms
  • LOL – Laughing out loud
  • LOL – Laugh out loud
  • LOL – Lots of love
  • LOLH – Laughing out loud hysterically
  • LOLO – Lots of love
  • LOLWTF – Laughing out loud (saying) “What the f%^k?”
  • LOTI – Laughing on the inside
  • LQTM – Laughing quietly to myself
  • LSHMBH – Laugh so hard my belly hurts
  • LSV – Language, sex and violence
  • LTD – Living the dream
  • LTNS – Long time no see
  • LTS – Laughing to self
  • LULT – Love you long time
  • LULZ – Slang for LOL
  • LVM – Left voice mail
  • LWOS – Laughing without smiling
  • LY – Love ya
  • LYLAS – Love you like a sis
  • LYLC – Love you like crazy
  • LYSM – Love you so much

M

  • M8 – Mate
  • MKAY – Mmm, okay
  • MNSG – Mensaje (Spanish)
  • MSG – Message
  • MC – Merry Christmas
  • MEGO – My eyes glaze over
  • MEH – Shrug or shrugging shoulders
  • MEHH – A “sigh” or sighing
  • MEZ – Mesmerize (online gaming)
  • MFI – Mad for it
  • MGB -May God bless
  • MIRL – Meet in real life
  • MMK – Meaning okay?
  • MNC – Mother nature calls
  • MorF – Male or female?
  • MOOS – Member of the opposite sex
  • MOS – Mother over shoulder
  • MOSS – Member of same sex
  • MTF – More to follow
  • MTFBWU – May the force be with you
  • MUSM – Miss you so much
  • MYO – Mind your own (business)
  • MYOB – Mind your own business

N

  • N00b – Newbie
  • N1 – Nice one
  • N2M – Nothing too much
  • NANA – Not now, no need
  • NE – Any NE1 Anyone
  • NO1 – No one
  • NTHING – Nothing (SMS)
  • NVM – Never mind
  • NVR – Never
  • NADT – Not a darn thing
  • NALOPKT – Not a lot of people know that
  • NBD – No big deal
  • NFM – Not for me
  • NFS – Not for sale
  • NFW – No f$%kin way
  • NFW – Not for work
  • NFWS – Not for work safe
  • NIFOC – Naked in front of computer
  • NIGI – Now I get it
  • NIMBY – Not in my back yard
  • NIROK – Not in reach of keyboard
  • NLT – No later than
  • NM – Nothing much
  • NM – Never mind
  • NMH – Not much here
  • NMU – Not much, you?
  • NOYB – None of your business
  • NP – No problem
  • NQT – Newly qualified teacher
  • NRN – No response/reply necessary
  • NSA – No strings attached
  • NSFW – Not safe for work
  • NSISR – Not sure if spelled right
  • NT – Nice try
  • NW – No way
  • NWO – No way out

O

  • O4U – Only for you
  • OIC – Oh, I see
  • ONL – Online
  • ORLY – Oh really?
  • OVA – Over
  • OTB – Off to bed
  • OTFL – On the floor laughing
  • OTL – Out to lunch
  • OTOH – On the other hand
  • OTP – On the phone
  • OTT – Over the top
  • OTTOMH – Off the top of my head
  • OTW – Off to work
  • OYO – On your own

P

  • P911 – Parents alert
  • PEEPS – People
  • PIC – Picture
  • PL8 – Plate
  • PLS – Please
  • PLZ – Please
  • PROLLY – Probably
  • PROGGY – computer program
  • PRON – pornography
  • PRT – Party
  • PU – That stinks!
  • PZ – Peace
  • PZA – Pizza
  • P2P – Parent to parent
  • P2P – Peer to peer
  • PAW – Parents are watching
  • PCM – Please call me
  • PDH – Pretty darn happy
  • PDQ – Pretty darn quick
  • PFT – Pretty f£$kin tight
  • PIC – Picture
  • PIP – Peeing in pants
  • PIR – Parents in room
  • PITA – Pain in the ass
  • PLD – Played
  • PLMK – Please let me know
  • PLU – People like us
  • PM – Private Message
  • PMFI – Pardon me for interrupting
  • PMFJI – Pardon me for jumping in
  • PMSL – Pee myself laughing
  • POAHF – Put on a happy face
  • POS – Parent over shoulder
  • POV – Point of view
  • PPL – People
  • PPU – Pending pick-up
  • PRW – People/parents are watching
  • PSOS – Parent standing over shoulder
  • PSP – Playstation Portable
  • PTL – Praise the Lord
  • PTMM – Please tell me more
  • PXT – Please explain that
  • PU – That stinks!
  • PUKS – Pick up kids

Q

  • QSO – Conversation
  • QT – Cutie
  • QTPI – Cutie pie
  • Q – Queue
  • QFE – Question for everyone
  • QFI – Quoted for idiocy
  • QFI – Quoted for irony
  • QIK – Quick
  • QL – Quit laughing
  • QQ – Quick question

R

  • R8 – Rate (SMS)
  • RLY – Really
  • RU – Are you?
  • RUT – Are you there?
  • RUOK – Are you okay?
  • RX – Regards
  • RUMOF – Are you male or female?
  • RBAY – Right back at you
  • RIP – Rest in peace
  • RL – Real life
  • RME – Rolling my eyes
  • RMLB – Read my lips baby
  • RMMM – Read my mail man
  • ROFL – Rolling on floor laughing
  • ROFLMAO – Rolling on the floor, laughing my @ss off
  • ROTFL – Rolling on the floor laughing
  • RSN – Real soon now
  • RTBS – Reason to be single
  • RTFM – Read the f£$kin manual
  • RTFQ – Read the f£$kin question
  • RTMS – Read the manual, stupid
  • RTWFQ – Read the whole f£$kin question
  • RW – Real world
  • RYB – Read your Bible
  • RYS – Read your screen
  • RYS – Are you single?

Text language dictionary S

  • S2R – Send to receive
  • S2S – Sorry to say
  • SH^ – Shut up
  • SIG2R – Sorry, I got to run
  • SK8 – Skate
  • SK8NG – Skating
  • SK8R – Skater
  • SK8RBOI – Skater Boy
  • SPK – Speak
  • SRSLY – Seriously
  • SQ – Square
  • SRY – Sorry
  • STR8 – Straight
  • SUX – Sucks or it sucks
  • SUP – What’s up?
  • S2R – Send to receive
  • S2S – Sorry to say
  • SAL – Such a laugh
  • SBT – Sorry ’bout that
  • SC – Stay cool
  • SDMB – Sweet dreams, my baby
  • SETE – Smiling Ear-to-Ear
  • SFAIK – So far as I know
  • SH – Same here
  • SHID – Slapping head in disgust
  • SICNR – Sorry, I could not resist
  • SIHTH – Stupidity is hard to take
  • SIMYC – Sorry I missed your call
  • SIR – Strike it rich
  • SIS – Snickering in silence
  • SIT – Stay in touch
  • SLAP – Sounds like a plan
  • SMHID – Scratching my head in disbelief
  • SNAFU – Situation normal all fouled up
  • SNERT – Snot nosed egotistical rude teenager
  • SO – Significant other
  • SOAB – Son of a Biatch
  • SOL – Sooner or later
  • SOMY – Sick of me yet?
  • SorG – Straight or Gay?
  • SOS – Meaning help
  • SOT – Short of time
  • SOTMG – Short of time, must go
  • SOWM – Someone with me
  • SPST – Same place, same time
  • SPTO – Spoke to
  • SS – So sorry
  • SSDD – Same stuff, different day
  • SSIF – So stupid it’s funny
  • SSINF – So stupid it’s not funny
  • ST&D – Stop texting and drive
  • STFU – Shut the f£$k up
  • STW – Search the Web
  • SUITM – See you in the morning
  • SUL – See you later
  • SWAK – Sent with a kiss
  • SWALK – Sealed with a loving kiss
  • SWL – Screaming with laughter
  • SWMBO – She who must be obeyed
  • SYL – See you later
  • SYS – See you soon

T

  • T+ – Think positive
  • T4BU – Thanks for being you
  • T:)T – Think happy thoughts
  • TANK – Meaning really strong
  • TANKED – owned
  • TANKING – owning
  • THX – Thanks
  • THNX – Thanks
  • THNQ – Thank-you
  • TLK2UL8R – Talk to you later
  • TTLY – Totally
  • TU – Thank you
  • TA – Thanks a lot
  • TAFN – That’s all for now
  • TAM – Tomorrow a.m.
  • TAU – Thinking about you
  • TAUMUALU – Thinking about you miss you always love you
  • TB – Text Back
  • TBC – To be continued
  • TBD – To be determined
  • TBH – To be honest
  • TBL – Text back later
  • TC – Take care
  • TCB – Take care of business
  • TCOY – Take care of yourself
  • TDTM – Talk dirty to me
  • TFS – Thanks for sharing
  • TGIF – Thank God it’s Friday
  • THT – Think happy thoughts
  • TIA – Thanks in advance
  • TIAD – Tomorrow is another day
  • TIC – Tongue-in-cheek
  • TILIS – Tell it like it is
  • TL – Too long
  • TMB – Text me back
  • TMI – Too much information
  • TMOT – Trust me on this
  • TMTH – Too much to handle
  • TMWFI – Take my word for it
  • TNSTAAFL – There’s no such thing as a free lunch
  • TNT – Til next time
  • TOJ – Tears of joy
  • TOS – Terms of service
  • TOU – Thinking of you
  • TOY – Thinking of you
  • TPM – Tomorrow p.m.
  • TPTB – The powers that be
  • TQ – Te quiero / I love you (Spanish)
  • TSNF – That’s so not fair
  • TSTB – The sooner, the better
  • TTFN – Ta ta for now
  • TTTT – These things take time
  • TTUL – Talk to you later
  • TWSS – That’s what she said
  • TTG – Time to go
  • TTYAFN – Talk to you awhile from now
  • TTYL – Talk to you later
  • TTYS – Talk to you soon
  • TY – Thank you
  • TYFYC – Thank you for your comment
  • TYS – Told you so
  • TYT – Take your time
  • TYSO – Thank you so much
  • TYAFY – Thank you and f£$k you
  • TYVM – Thank you very much

U

  • ^URS – Up yours
  • U-L – You will
  • UN4TUN8 – Unfortunate
  • UNBLEFBLE – Unbelievable
  • UNCRTN – Uncertain
  • UOK – (Are) You ok?
  • UR – Your / You’re
  • UR – Your
  • URA* – You are a star
  • URH – You are hot (U R Hot)
  • USU – Usually
  • UT2L – You take too long
  • UR2YS4ME – You are too wise for me
  • UCMU – You crack me up
  • UDI – Unidentified drinking injury
  • UDM – U (You) da (the) man
  • UDS – Ugly domestic scene
  • UFB – Un f@£ing believable
  • UFN – Until further notice
  • UGTBK – You’ve got to be kidding
  • UKTR – You know that’s right
  • UL – Upload
  • UNA – Use no acronyms
  • UNPC – Un- (not) politically correct
  • URSKTM – You are so kind to me
  • URTM – You are the man
  • URW – You are welcome
  • USBCA – Until something better comes along
  • UV – Unpleasant visual
  • UW – You’re welcome

V

  • VRY – Very
  • VBS – Very big smile
  • VEG – Very evil grin
  • VFF – Very freaking funny
  • VFM – Value for money
  • VGC – Very good condition
  • VIP – Very important person
  • VM – Voice mail
  • VN – Very nice
  • VSC – Very soft chuckle
  • VSF -Very sad face

W

  • W@ – What?
  • W/ – With
  • W3 – WWW (Web address)
  • W8 – Wait
  • WAN2 – Want to? (SMS)
  • WAN2TLK – Want to talk
  • WBU – What about you?
  • WC – Welcome
  • W/END – Weekend
  • WE – Whatever
  • WK – Week
  • WKD – Weekend
  • WRK – Work
  • WRU@ – Where are you at?
  • WUP – What’s up?
  • WH5 – Who, what, when, where, why
  • WAH – Working at home
  • WAJ – What a jerk
  • WAM – Wait a minute
  • WAS – Wait a second
  • WAWA – Where are we at?
  • WAYF – Where are you from?
  • W/B – Write back
  • WB – Welcome back
  • WBS – Write back soon
  • WC – Who cares
  • WCA – Who cares anyway
  • WIBNI – Wouldn’t it be nice if
  • WDALYIC – Who died and left you in charge
  • WDYK – What do you know?
  • WDYT – What do you think?
  • WIIFM – What’s in it for me?
  • WISP – Winning is so pleasurable
  • WITP – What is the point?
  • WITW – What in the world
  • WIU – Wrap it up
  • WRT – With regard to
  • WL – Whatta loser
  • W/O – Without
  • WOMBAT – Waste of money, brains and time
  • WRUD – What are you doing?
  • WTF – What the f£$k ?
  • WTFE – What the f£$k ever
  • WTFO – What the f£$k ?, over.
  • WTG – Way to go
  • WTGP – Want to go private
  • WTH – What the heck?
  • WTM – Who’s the man?
  • WU – What’s up?
  • WUCIWUG – What you see is what you get
  • WUF – Where are you from?
  • WUW – What u (you) want?
  • WUU2 – What are you up to?
  • WWJD – What would Jesus do?
  • WWNC – Will wonders never cease
  • WWYC – Write when you can
  • WYCM – Will you call me?
  • WYD – What (are) you doing?
  • WYGAM – When you get a minute
  • WYHAM – When you have a minute
  • WYLEI – When you least expect it
  • WYSIWYG – What you see is what you get
  • Wywh – Wish you where here

X

  • X – Kiss
  • XLNT – Excellent
  • XME – Excuse Me
  • XOXO – Hugs and kisses
  • XYL – Ex-young lady
  • XYZ – Examine your zipper

Y

  • Y? – Why?
  • Y – Yawn
  • YAA – Yet another acronym
  • YABA – Yet another bloody acronym
  • YBS – You’ll be sorry
  • YCDBWYCID – You can’t do business when your computer is down
  • YCHT – You can have them
  • YCLIU – You can look it up
  • YCMU – You crack me up
  • YG – Young gentleman
  • YGTBKM – You’ve got to be kidding me
  • YGG – You go girl
  • YHBT – You have been trolled
  • YHBW – You have been warned
  • YHL -You have lost
  • YIU – Yes, I understand
  • YKW – You know what
  • YKWYCD – You know what you can do
  • YL – Young lady
  • YMMV – Your mileage may vary
  • YNK – You never know
  • YR – Yeah right
  • YRYOCC – You’re running your own cuckoo clock
  • YSIC – Your sister in Christ
  • YSYD – Yeah sure you do
  • YT – You there?
  • YTTL You take too long
  • YTG You’re the greatest
  • YW You’re welcome
  • YWHNB – Yes, we have no bananas
  • YWHOL – Yelling “woohoo” out loud
  • YWSYLS – You win some, you lose some
  • YYSSW – Yeah, yeah, sure, sure, whatever

Texting language dictionary – Z

  • Z – Said
  • ZUP – What’s up?
  • Z – Zero
  • ZH – Sleeping Hour
  • ZOT or ZT – Zero tolerance
  • ZZZ – Falling asleep

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