50 Important Texting Abbreviations & Internet Acronyms

50 Important Texting Abbreviations

50 Important Texting Abbreviations & Internet Acronyms! Never be lost in translation again! Here is a list of 50 important texting abbreviations and internet acronyms that every ESL student needs to know. From “ASAP” to “TBH,” you’ll be an acronym expert in no time.

50 Texting Abbreviations

So here are 50 texting abbreviations:


  • BRB: Be Right Back
  • BTW: By the way
  • CTN: Can’t talk now
  • pls: Please
  • GJ: Good job
  • B4N: Bye for Now
  • TY: Thank you
  • Txt: Text
  • RT: Real time
  • YNt: Why not
  • BFF: Best Friends Forever
  • W8: Wait
  • IMHO: In my humble opinion
  • LMAO: laughing my a** off
  • PC: Personel computer
  • POS: Parent over shoulder
  • YW: You’re welcome
  • ISO: In search of
  • HTH: Hope this helps
  • HTH: Hope this helps
  • LOL: laugh out loud
  • IRL: In rela life
  • Y: Why
  • GMV: Got my vote
  • POV: Point of view
  • TTYS: Talk to you soon
  • RBTL: Read between the lines
  • CYA: Cover You’re A**
  • NC: No comment
  • YOLO: You only live once
  • XOXO: Hugs and kisses
  • J/K: Just Kidding
  • OMG: Oh my God
  • FBO: Facebook official
  • FWIW: For what it’s worth
  • HMB: Hit me back
  • GG: Good game
  • GTG: Got to go
  • dI: Download
  • FYI: For your information
  • L8R: Later
  • GMV: Got my vote
  • CYE: Check your email
  • noob: Newbie
  • SFW: Safe work work
  • AFAIK: As far as I know
  • ASL: Age/Sex/Location
  • PTFO: Passed the f** out
  • w/e: Whatever
  • ETA: Estimated time of arrival
  • msg: Message
  • BCNU: Be seeing you
  • gr8: Great
  • MMB: Message me back
  • ZZZ: Sleeping
  • TTYN: Talk to you never
  • ppl: People
  • ILY: I love you
  • OT: Off topic
  • GL: Good luck

Related: 30 Common Abbreviations in English

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