Are you a newcomer to the online world? Here at UKChatters we have decided to help you understand the abbreviations and acronyms used day to day.
Your very own abbreviations and acronyms dictionary that will help you understand the abbreviations used on our services. With this, you will be able to use them yourself with the understanding of each one.
We will make sure that we keep it updated as new ones are always popping up. If you see one that we've not added, please do inform us so we can correct this!
This is the generic list we have at the moment that people use to communicate with each other in our chat services. You will find these used in mobile phone texts too!
Acronyms usually start off with somebody making a word shorter by using the letters, which will spread with more conversation and users.Â
Eventually members will use the abbreviation instead of the full words, thus leading to the generic list below.Â
LOL â€“ Laugh Out Loud BRB - Â Be Right Back Â HB Â â€“ Hurry Back Â LMAO Â â€“ Laugh My Aâ€" Off
PMSL Â P*** Myself Laughing Â TY â€“ Thank You Â OMG â€“ Oh My God Â TC â€“ Take Care
DM â€“ Dosenâ€™t Matter Â AFK â€“ Away From Keyboard Â BBL â€“ Be Back Later Â BAY â€“ Back At Ya
BBN â€“ Bye Bye Now Â BC â€“ Because Â BBT â€“ Be Back Tommorow Â BD â€“ Big Deal
ASL â€“ Age Sex Location Â AKA â€“ Also Known As Â ASAP â€“ As Soon As Possible Â B4 â€“ Before
CUS â€“ See You Soon Â FAQ â€“ Frequently Asked Questions Â JMO â€“ Just My Opinion
MSG â€“ Message Â P2P â€“ Person To Person Â OTOH â€“ On The Other Hand
ROFL â€“ Roll On Floor Laughing J/K â€“ Just Kidding Â IAE â€“ In Any Event
AAMOF â€“ As A Matter Of Fact Â ABL â€“ A Big Fat Lady Â AFAYC â€“ As Far As Your Concerned
DQMOT â€“ Donâ€™t Quote Me On This Â DND â€“ Do Not Disturb Â DTRT â€“ Do The Right Thing
EAK â€“ Eating At Keyboard EOL â€“ End Of Lecture Â EOS â€“ End Of Story
FTF â€“ Face To Face Â G2B â€“ Going To Bed Â H&K â€“ Hug And Kiss Â IDC â€“ I Donâ€™t Care
HOF - Hall of fame (For trivia users) BBIAB - Be back in a bit BBS - Be back soon
These acronyms are the most popular ones used in chat rooms and will help you to understand chat slang.Â
If you don't see an abbreviation or acronym that you see often in our chat rooms, please inform us so we can add them!