250+ List of Most Used Chat abbreviations & acronyms you need to know

250+ List of Most Used Chat abbreviations & acronyms you need to know

Have you came across an acronym or short form across social media platforms which made you wonder it’s meaning? Of course , you have! Acronyms like GM for good morning or TC for Take care, or acronyms such as LMAO are far more omnipresent than you think. Memes, texts, posts, etc. all are filled with short acronyms. A lot of times it happens that we hear the acronym for the first and don’t understand what it is. Therfore, we have come up with a list of most used chat abbreviations & acronyms for you.

Most used chat abbreviations & acronyms

  • ROFL: Rolling on floor laughing
  • STFU: Shut the *swear word!* up
  • ICYMI: In case you missed it
  • TL;DR: Too long, didn’t read
  • LMK: Let me know
  • NVM: Nevermind
  • TGIF: Thank goodness it’s Friday
  • TBH: To be honest
  • TBF: To be frank
  • RN: Right now
  • QOTD: Quote of the day
  • OOTD: Outfit of the day
  • BRB: Be right back
  • BTW: By the way
  • LOL: Laugh out loud
  • TTYL: Talk to you later
  • HMU: Hit me up
  • FWIW: For what it’s worth
  • IMO: In my opinion
  • IMHO: In my humble opinion
  • IDK: I don’t know
  • TBA: To be announced
  • TBD: To be decided

Business text Acronyms

  • EOD: End of day
  • FAQ: Frequently asked question
  • AKA: Also known as
  • ASAP: As soon as possible
  • DIY: Do it yourself
  • LMGTFY: Let me Google that for you
  • NP: No problem
  • N/A: Not applicable or not available
  • OOO: Out of office
  • TIA: Thanks in advance

Romantic acronyms

  • ILY: I love you
  • MCM: Man crush Monday
  • WCW: Woman crush Wednesday
  • BF: Boyfriend
  • GF: Girlfriend
  • IDC: I Don’t Care
  • IDK: I Don’t Know
  • IRL: In Real Life
  • JK: Just Kidding
  • LMAO: Laughing My Ass Off
  • LMK: Let Me Know
  • NBD: No Big Deal
  • NM: Not Much
  • NSFW: Not Safe For Work
  • FF: Follow Friday
  • JIC: Just In Case
  • OTP: One True Pairing
  • IANAD: I Am Not A Doctor
  • WDYMBT: What Do You Mean By That?
  • ADIDAS: All day I dream about Soccer
  • ABITHAD: Another Blithering Idiot Thinks He’s A Doctor
  • DIET: Do I Eat Today?
  • FF: Frequent Flyer
  • FLU: Fluids Leaking Unstoppably
  • GOAT: Greatest Of All Time
  • GOOGLE: Grand Online Oracle Generation Legitimate Explanations
  • MAID: Mother Actually In Disguise
  • TEAM : Together Everyone Achieves More
  • TEETH: Tried Everything Else; Try Homeopathy
  • YOLO: You Only Live Once
  • VODKA: Very Overpowering Drink, Killing Agony
  • SALT: Same As Last Time
  • AFK: Away From The Keyboard
  • BAE: Before Anyone Else
  • BTW: By The Way
  • CU: See You
  • FOMO: Fear Of Missing Out
  • JOMO: Joy Of Missing Out
  • KK: Cool, Okay
  • SMH: Shaking My Head
  • NVM: Never Mind
  • ADIH: Another Day In Hell
  • AFAIK: As Far As I Know
  • AFAIR: As Far As I Remember
  • AFAIC: As Far As I’m Concerned
  • AFAICT: As Far As I Can Tell
  • ASL: Age, Sex, Location
  • AAMOF: As A Matter Of Fact
  • FTL: For The Loss
  • GMTA: Great Minds Think Alike
  • IIRC: If I Remember Correctly
  • IFYP: I Feel Your Pain
  • IYKWIM: If You Know What I Mean
  • MFW: My Face When
  • MRW: My Reaction When
  • SRSLY: Seriously
  • TIME:Tears In My Eyes
  • TNTL: Trying Not To Laugh
  • TL;DR: Too Long; Didn’t Read
  • WYWH: Wish You Were Here
  • YGTR: You Got That Right
  • YMMV: Your Mileage May Vary
  • YNK: You Never Know
  • ZZZ: Sleeping, Bored, Tired
  • HMU: Hit me up
  • HODL: Hold on for dear life
  • WTH: What the hell/heck?
  • WCW: Woman Crush Wednesday
  • MCM: Man Crush Monday
  • FB – Facebook
  • IG – Instagram
  • LI – LinkedIn
  • YT – YouTube
  • TW – Twitter
  • DM – Direct message
  • MT – Modified tweet
  • PM – Private message
  • RT  – Retweet
  • DAE – Does anyone else…?
  • ELI5 – Explain like I’m five
  • FTFY – Fixed that for you
  • FTW – For the win
  • FYI – For your information
  • G2G or GTG – Got to go
  • GG – Good game
  • GTR – Got to run
  • HBD – Happy birthday
  • HIFW – How I feel when…
  • HMB – Hit me back
  • IMHO – In my humble opinion
  • IRL – In real life
  • IMO – In my opinion
  • MFW – My face when…
  • ROFL – Rolling on the floor laughing
  • ROFLMAO – Rolling on the floor laughing my a** off
  • SFW – Safe for work
  • SMH – Shaking my head
  • TL;DR – Too long; didn’t read
  • TIL – Today I learned…
  • TFW – That feeling when…
  • TBBH – To be brutally honest
  • TBH – To be honest
  • TGIF – Thank God it’s Friday
  • TMI – Too much information
  • YOLO – You only live once
  • WFH – Work from home
  • WBW – Way back Wednesday
  • WBU – What about you?
  • ICL – I can’t lie
  • MMS – Make me smile
  • NRS – No Replies
  • PU – Pop Up
  • SB – Snap Back
  • SCM – SnapChat Me
  • SFS / S4S – Snap For Snap – or ‘shout out for shout out’
  • SMH – Shaking My Head
  • SR – Slow Replies
  • IAC = In Any Case
  • IAE = In Any Event
  • IANAL = I Am Not A Lawyer
  • IAO = I Am Out (of here)
  • IC = I See
  • ICYMI = In Case You Missed It
  • IDC = I Don’t Care
  • IHNI =I have no idea
  • IIRC = If I Remember Correctly
  • IKR = I Know Right
  • ILY = I Love You
  • IM =  Instant Message
  • IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
  • IMO = In My Opinion
  • IMS = I Am Sorry
  • IRL = In Real Life
  • ISLY = I Still Love You
  • ISO = In Search Of
  • IU2U = It’s Up To You
  • IYKWIM = If You Know What I Mean
  • J/K = Just Kidding
  • J4F/JFF = Just For Fun
  • JIC= Just In Case
  • JLMK = Just Let Me Know
  • JMO = Just My Opinion
  • JSYK = Just So You Know
  • JW = Just Wondering
  • K or KK = Okay
  • KISS = Keep It Simple, Stupid
  • KIT = Keep In Touch
  • L8 = Late
  • L8R = Later
  • LHO = Laughing Head Off
  • LMAO = Laughing My Ass Off
  • LMBO = Laughing My Butt Off
  • LMK = Let Me Know
  • LOL = Lots Of Love
  • LOL = Laughing Out Loud
  • LOTI = Laughing On The Inside
  • LTNS = Long Time No See
  • LYLAS = Love You Like A Sister
  • LYSM = Love You So Much
  • MC = Merry Christmas
  • MGMT = Management
  • MM = Music Monday
  • MSM = Mainstream Media
  • MU = Miss You
  • MYOB = Mind Your Own Business
  • NAGI = Not A Good Idea
  • NFM = Not For Me
  • NFS = Not For Sale
  • NM = Nothing Much
  • NM = Not Much
  • NOYB = None Of Your Business
  • NP = No Problem
  • NSFL = Not Safe For Life
  • NSFW = Not Safe For Work
  • NTS = Note To Self
  • NVM = Never Mind
  • OH = Overheard
  • OIC = Oh, I See
  • OMG = Oh My God
  • OMW= On My Way
  • ORLY = Oh, Really?
  • OT = Off Topic
  • OTB = Off To Bed
  • OTOH = On The Other Hand
  • OTP = On The Phone
  • OTT = Over The Top
  • PAW = Parents Are Watching
  • PCM = Please Call Me
  • PLS = Please
  • POV = Point Of View
  • PPL = People
  • PTB = Please Text Back
  • PTMM = Please Tell Me More

Hope you find this article helpful and learned some most used chat abbreviations & acronyms, using these acronyms on instagram while posting some story or sharing post might help you to grow more followers fast as well.

Akash Singh