List of Chat Acronyms

Ever got confused by what ROTFLMAO meant? Confused about the latest IM lingo? Well, following is a list of the most commonly used list of Chat Acronyms and Instant Messenger Acronyms.

10x — Thanx

ack. — acknowledged/acknowledgement

ADN — Any Day Now

AFK — Away From Keyboard

AISI — As I See It

aka — also known as

ASAFP — As Soon As Friggin’ Possible

ASAP — As Soon As Possible

AYOR — At Your Own Risk

B4 — Before

BBL — Be Back Later

BBS — Bulletin Board System

BOT — Back On Topic

BRB — Be Right Back

BTW — By The Way

CIAO — Goodbye (Italian)

CU — see you

CUL — Catch You Later

CUL — See You Later

CUL8R — See You Later

CWYL — Chat With You Later

CYA — Cover Your Ass

DIIK — Damned If I know

DILLIGAF — Do I Look Like I Give A Fuck?

EOD — End Of Discussion

EOF — End Of File

EOT — End of Thread

FD — FrontDoor

FITB — Fill In The Blank

FLAME — Aggressive Message, Often Offending

FTASB — Faster Than A Speeding Bullet

FTL — Faster Than Light

FUBAR — Fucked Up Beyond All Repair

FUBB — Fucked Up Beyond Belief

FWIW — For What It’s Worth

FYI — For Your Information

GIGO — Garbage In, Garbage Out

HAK — Hugs And Kisses

HHO 1/2 K — Ha, Ha, Only Half Kidding

HTH — Happy to Help!

HTH — Hope this Helps!

HUA — Heads Up, Ace

IAC — In Any Case

IBTD — I Beg To Differ

IC — I See

IIRC — If I Remember Correctly

IMCO — In My Considered Opinion

IMHO — In My Humble Opinion

IMO — In My Opinion

INPO — In No Particular Order

IOW — In Other Words

JFI — Just For Information

KBD — Keyboard

KISS — Keep It Simple, Stupid

L8R — Later…

LAB;TYD — Life’s A Bitch & Then You Die.

lib — Library

LLTA — Lots and Lots of Thunderous (or Thundering) Applause

LOL — Laughing Out Loud

LTIP — Laughing Til’ I Puke

LTNT — Long Time, No Type

Msg — Message

MTFBWY — May The Force Be With You

MYOB — Mind Your Own Business

n/a — not applicable

NBFD — No Big Fucking Deal

NFI — No Friggin’ Idea

NFW — No Friggin’ Way!!

NP — No Problem

OAUS — On An Unrelated Subject

OBTW — Oh, By The Way

OIC — Oh! I See

ONNA — Oh No, Not Again

OTOH — On The Other Hand

OZ — Australia

P.S. — post scriptum

PFM — Pure Fucking Magic

PITA — Pain In The Ass

POP3 — Post Office Protocol 3

POV — Point Of View

PS — Postscript / post scriptum

RFC — Request For Comment

ROFL — Rolling On Floor Laughing!

ROFLASTC — Rolling On Floor Laughing And Scaring The Cat!

ROFLGO — Rolling On Floor Laughing Guts Out!

ROFLMAO — Rolling On Floor Laughing My Ass Off

ROTF — Rolling On The Floor

ROTFL — Rolling On The Floor Laughing

ROTFLAHMS — Rolling On The Floor Laughing And Holding My Sides

ROTFLMAO — Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off

RSN — Real Soon Now

RTFF — Read The Fucking FAQ

RTFM — Read The Fucking Manual

RTFMA — Read The Friggin’ Manual, Again

RYS — Read Your Screen

SICS — Sitting In Chair Snickering

SNAFU — Situation Normal, All Fouled Up

SNAFU — Situation Normal, All Fucked Up

SnailMail — Postal Service

SOW — Speaking of which

SWAG — Super Wild Ass Guess

TARFU — Things Are _Really_ Fucked Up

THANX — Thanks

THX — Thanks

TIA — Thanks In Advance

TOBG — This Oughta Be Good

TRDMC — Tears Running Down My Cheeks

TTFN — Ta Ta For Now

TTUL — Talk To You Later

TTYL — Talk To You Later

TTYL — Talk/Type To You Later


w/o — without

WAG — Wild Ass Guess

WDYMBT — What Do/Did You Mean By That?

WGAS — Who Gives A Shit?

WGAF — Who Gives A Fuck?

WTF — What The Fuck

WTH — What the Heck

WYSBYGI — What You See Before You Get It

WYSIWYG — What You See Is What You Get

YGLT — You’re Gonna Love This …