Chat terms

See the shorthand definition for a listing of shorthand.
See the chat slang definition for a listing of common slang used in chat.
See the emoticon definition for a list of smiley's such as ;).
Number

<3
10x
1drfl
2
24x7
2da
2moro
2Nite
4
404
4get

A

A/S/L
AAMOF
ADN
AFAICS
AFAICT
AFAIK
AFAIR
AFK
Age, sex, location
AKA
Alias
ANFSCD
as aP
ASL
ASLP
ATEOTD
ATM
AV
Avatar
AWOL
AYT

B

B4
B4N
BAMF
Ban
Bb
BBIAB
BBIAF
BBL
BBS
BBW
BCNU
Bcoz
BRB
BF
BFF
BIO
Boot
BOT
Botmaster
Bout
BTDT
BTW
Buddy list

C

CD9
Channel
Chanserv
Chat
Chat server
Chatbot
Chatroulette
Chatterbot
Ciao
Clone
CMC
Cos
Coz
CRB
CTC
CTFU
Cuz
CYA

D

Da
Dat
DC
DCC
DDF
DFTT
DGAF
DIN
Disconnect
DIY
DND
Drop
Duz

E

Em
Emotions
Emoticon
EOD
EOT
EOTD
EOW
Erelationship
ETA
Etc.

F

Face time
Fav
F2F
FFS
Flame
Flood
FMCDH
FNBN
FOAD
FOAF
Forum
FSF
FSM
FTFY
FU
FUBAR
FWIW
FYI

G

G-Lined
GAL
G2G
GF
GFETE
GFU
GFY
GG
Ghosting
GJ
GL
GM
GMTA
GNOC
Gr8
Grats
GTFO
GTG
GTR
Go2
Grr

H

H&K
H8
HAK
HAND
Handle
HB
Hehe
Hi
Hlp
Hmm
HTH
Huh

I

IAC
IANAL
IC
ICU
IDC
IDK
Idle
Ignore
IINM
IIRC
IIUC
ILU
IM
IMAO
IMO
IMHO
Inc
Internet Relay Chat
IOW
IRC
IRCOp
Ircle
IRL
ITA
IWSN

J

J/K

K

K
K-Line
Kewl
Kick
KISS
KK

L

L8R
LAL
LAWL
LJBF
LMAO
LMIRL
LOL
LOLZ
LQTM
LTNS
Lurking
LYL
LYLAS

M

M8
Meh
Mhm
MIRL
Moderator
Mofo
Moof
MorF
MOTD
MSF
MSG
MSM
Mt
MTFBWY
MUT
MWAH
MYOB

N

N
N1
NBD
NE1
Netiquette
Nick
NIFOC
NM
NMU
NP
NRN
NSFW
NVM

O

OIC
OMFG
OMG
OMW
Oo
OOC
OOF
Oops
OOTO
Op
Operator
Orly
OTOH

P

P2P
Pastebin
PAW
Pfft
PLS
PLZ
PM
PMSL
PnP
POS
PRW

Q

QFT

R

R
RAWR
Real-time
Rite
RL
ROFL
ROFLAPMP
ROFLMAO
ROFLMAOAY
ROFLMAOWTIME
Room
Roxor
RU
RUT

S

Shorthand
Sign off
SMH
Smile
Smiley
Some1
Soz
SP
Spam
Split
Sry
STFU
Sum
Sum1

T

TANSTAAFL
TBA
TBH
Teh
Text messaging
TGIF
Tho
Thot
THX
TMI
Trillian
Tsk
TTFN
TTYL
TY
TYT
TYVM

U

U
Ur

V

Voice

W

W/
W8
WALLOPS
Wat
W00t
WB
WE
Whisper
WMIRL
Woot
Wot
WP
WRU
WTF
WTG
WTH
WUF
Wut
WUU2

X

XD
XOXO

Y

Y
Yay
YMMV
Yrly
YT
Yur
YW

Z

Zombie