10 Abbreviations in English, Acronym Words List

10 abbreviations in English, acronym words list! In English, abbreviations are quite useful. The key phrase that every ESL student must master in order to attain fluency in English speaking and writing is abbreviations/acronyms.

We can express our message faster and more precisely by using common abbreviations. When writing an essay, we may have a restricted amount of room to work with, thus we might use abbreviations to complete our essay in that time frame.

10 Abbreviations in English

  • W8: Wait
  • TXT: Text
  • TTYS: Talk to you soon
  • PPL: People
  • Plz: Please
  • PC: Personel computer
  • OMG: Oh my God
  • LOL: laugh out loud
  • LMAO: laughing my a** off
  • L8R: Later
  • J/K: Just Kidding
  • ILY: I love you

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Some more abbreviations:

  • WB→ Welcome back
  • TTYS→ Talk to you soon
  • SS→ So sorry
  • S2R→ Send to receive
  • PPL→ People
  • OMG→ Oh my god
  • NP : NO PROBLEM
  • MT→ Modified tweet
  • LU→ Love you
  • LMHO→ Laughing my head off
  • KMP→ Keep me posted
  • IS→ I’m sorry
  • IDK→ I do not know
  • HIT ME UP: HMU
  • GG→ Good game
  • FYI→ For your information
  • EOL: END OF LIFE
  • DUD: DUDE
  • I.Y. : DO IT YOURSELF
  • CTN: CAN’T TALK NOW
  • BTW→ By the way
  • BM→ Bite me
  • BD→ Big deal
  • BA3→ Battery
  • ASAP: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
  • ALL THE BEST: ATB
  • AD : AWESOME DUDE
  • 404 → No clue
  • YCM→ You copied me
  • TY→ Thank you
  • THANKS: 10 X
  • SUP→ What’s up
  • SEXY: 6Y
  • OP→ Original poster
  • NVM→ Nevermind
  • NE : NORTHEAST
  • L8→ Late
  • JIC→ Just in case
  • IKR: I KNOW RIGHT
  • IACL→ I am currently laughing
  • GR8→ Great
  • GAL→ Get a life
  • T.A: ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL
  • DL→ Dead link
  • CUL : SEE YOU LATER
  • CFY→ Calling for you
  • BOULEVARD:
  • BF: BOYFRIEND
  • BBL→ Be back later
  • AUS: ARE YOU SERIOUS?
  • APPLICATION: APP
  • AFAIK : AS FAR AS I KNOW
  • S.A.P. : AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
  • W : WEST
  • TMI→ Too much information
  • SWW→ Sorry wrong window
  • SMH→ Shaking my head
  • ROFL : ROLLING ON THE FLOOR LAUGHING
  • Pic→ Picture
  • NW : NORTHWEST
  • NM: NOT MUCH
  • LOL : LAUGH OUT LOUD
  • LI→ LinkedIn
  • JK→ Just kidding
  • IMO→ In my opinion
  • ICQ→ I seek you
  • HAND→ Have a nice day
  • GBU: GOD BLESS YOU!
  • FB→ Facebook
  • EAST: E
  • DND→ Do not disturb
  • CYL→ Call you later
  • CM: CALL ME
  • BR: BEST REGARDS
  • BIB: BOSS IS BACK
  • Bcor B/C → Because
  • B/W→ Between
  • AFK : AWAY FROM KEYBOARD
  • AAB→ Average at best
  • W8→ Wait
  • TONIGHT: 2N8
  • TC→ Take care
  • SOS→ Someone on shoulder
  • RT→ Retweet
  • PLZ→ Please
  • O3→ Out of office
  • LOL→ Laughing out loud
  • LMA→ Leave me alone
  • JOOC→ Just out of curiosity
  • IQ : IGNORANCE QUOTIENT
  • ICUB: I CALL YOU BACK
  • HBU→ How about you
  • GF→ Girlfriend
  • FWD→ Forward
  • EM→ Email
  • CRT: CREATE
  • BRB→ Be right back
  • BIL: BROTHER IN LAW
  • BC: BE COOL
  • B4→ Before
  • : APARTMENT
  • AFK→ Away from keyboard
  • ACE : A COOL EXPERIENCE
  • 143: I LOVE YOU
  • WTF→ What the f*ck
  • TXT→ Text
  • TG→ That’s great
  • SD→ Sweet dreams
  • PPL: PEOPLE
  • OMW→ On my way
  • NP→ No problem
  • MU→ Miss you
  • M/F→ Male/Female
  • LMK→ Let me know
  • KU→ Kiss you
  • ITT→ In this thread
  • IDK: I DON’T KNOW
  • HTH→ Here to help
  • GM→ Good morning
  • G2B→ Going to bed
  • EOL: END OF THE LECTURE
  • DUK: DO YOU KNOW?
  • CTS→ Changing the subject
  • C/O: CARE OF
  • BMT→ Before my time
  • BDY: HAPPY BIRTHDAY
  • BB→ Bye Bye
  • ASL→ Age/Sex/Location
  • AMA: ASK ME ANYTHING
  • ADL→ All day long
  • 4AO: FOR ADULTS ONLY
  • WAITING: W8NG
  • TTYL→ Talk to you later
  • SRY→ Sorry
  • S : SOUTH
  • PM→ Private message
  • OH→ Overheard
  • NOYB→ None of your business
  • MSG→ Message
  • LOVE YOU: LU
  • LMAO→ Laughing my a*s off
  • KK→ Okay cool
  • IRL→ In real life
  • IDC→ I don’t care
  • HF→ Have fun
  • GF: GIRL FRIEND
  • FYEO→ For your eyes only
  • EMA: EMAIL ADDRESS
  • DTR: DEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP
  • CYS→ Check your settings
  • CRZY: CRAZY
  • BRB: BE RIGHT BACK
  • BIL: BROTHER IN LAW
  • BCOY: BIG CRUSH ON YOU
  • B4: BEFORE
  • ASAP→ As soon as possible
  • AKA→ Also known as
  • ACKNOWLEDGE: ACK
  • 1432: I LOVE YOU TOO
  • WTH→ What the h*ll
  • TY : THANK YOU
  • THANK YOU: 10 Q
  • SU→ Shut up
  • SE : SOUTHEAST
  • R8→ Right
  • ONM: ON MY WAY
  • NSFW→ Not safe for work
  • N : NORTH
  • M8→ Mate
  • LMS→ Like my status
  • KYP→ Keep you posted
  • JAM→ Just a minute
  • IIRC : IF I RECALL/REMEMBER CORRECTLY
  • HU→ Hug you
  • GN→ Goodnight
  • G2R: GO TO RUN
  • EOS→ End of story
  • DUR: DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • DIY→ Do it yourself
  • CU→ See you
  • CAM: CAMERA
  • BOT→ Back on topic
  • BF→ Boyfriend, or best friend
  • BB: BIG BROTHER
  • ATM→ At the moment
  • ANI : AGE NOT IMPORTANT
  • AEAP→ As early as possible
  • 4URI: FOR YOUR INFO
  • YW→ You’re welcome
  • TIA→ Thanks in advance
  • SW : SOUTHWEST
  • SICK: 6K
  • RL→ Real life
  • OT→ Off topic
  • NVM: NEVER MIND
  • NE1→ Anyone
  • : MISCELLANEOUS
  • LNG→ Long
  • L8R→ Later
  • JJ→ Just joking
  • IM→ Instant message
  • IC→ I see
  • GTG→ Got to go
  • GB: GOOD BYE
  • F2F→ Face to face
  • E1: EVERYONE
  • DM→ Direct message
  • CWYL : CHAT WITH YOU LATER
  • CFY→ Calling for you
  • BPLM: BIG PERSON LITTLE MIND
  • BG→ Big grin
  • BC→ Be cool
  • AFC→ Away from the computer
  • A3→ Anywhere-anytime-any place

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