Chat Abbreviations

July 6, 2014 | by realtamil |

ADN

Anyday now

AFAIK

As far as I know

AFK

Away from keyboard

ARE

Acronym-rich environment

A/S/L?

Age/sex/location?

B4N

Bye for now

BAK

Back at the keyboard

BBIAB

Be back in a bit

BBL

Be back later

BEG

Big evil grin

BFD

Big f***ing deal

BFN

Bye for now

BG

Big grin

BIOYIOP

Blow it out your I/O port

BL

Belly laughing

BOTEC

Back-of-the-envelope calculation

BRB

Be right back

BTA

But then again…

BTW

By the way

BWL

Burst With Laughter

BWTHDIK

But what the heck do I know…?

CU

See you

CUL

See you later

CUL8ER

See you later

CYA

Cover your ass

CYO

See you online

DBA

Doing business as

DIKU

Do I know you?

DITYID

Did I tell you I’m distressed?

DQMOT

Don’t quote me on this

EG

Evil grin

EMFBI

Excuse me for butting in

EOM

End of message

F2F

Face to face

FAQ

Frequently-ask question(s)

FISH

First in, still here

FLA

Four-letter acronym

FOMCL

Falling off my chair laughing

FUBAR

F***ed up beyond all repair or recognition

FUD

Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt

FWIW

For what it’s worth

FYI

For your information

G

Grin

G2G

Got to go

GA

Go ahead

GAL

Get a life

GD&R

Grinning, ducking, and running

GIWIST

Gee, I wish I’d said that

GMTA

Great minds think alike

GOL

Giggling out loud

GTRM

Going to read mail

IAC

In any case

IANAL

I am not a lawyer (but)

IC

I see

IDK

I don’t know

IHA

I hate acronyms

IIRC

If I recall/recollect correctly

ILUor ILY

I love you

IM

Immediate/ Instant message

IMHO

In my humble opinion

IMing

Instant Messaging

IMNSHO

In my not so humble opinion

IMO

In my opinion

IOW

In other words

IPN

I’m posting naked

IRL

In real life

IYSWIM

If you see what I mean

JIC

Just in case

JK

Just kidding

KOTC

Kiss on the cheek

KWIM?

Know what I mean?

L8R

Later

LD

Later, dude

LDR

Long-distance relationship

LLTA

Lots and lots of thunderous applause

LMAO

Laugh(ing) My Ass Off

LOL

Laugh(ing) Out Loud

LTM

Laugh to myself

LTR

Long-term relationship

LULAB

Love you like a brother

LULAS

Love you like a sister

MorF

Male or female

MOSS

Member of the same sex

MOTOS

Member of the opposite sex

MUSM

Miss you so much

NM

Not much

NFG

No f*****g good

NFW

No feasible way or no f*****g way

NIFOC

Naked in front of computer

NPorN/P

No problem

NRN

No response necessary

OIC

Oh, I see

OLL

Online love

OTF

Off the floor

OTOH

On the other hand

OTTOMH

Off the top of my head