SMS Shorthand

Here’s a list of common SMS Shorthand symbols:

<3 = love you (sideways heart)
^5 = high five
?4U = question for you
1DR = I wonder
2 = to or too
2MOR = tomorrow

A-C

ABT = about
ABT2 = about to
AND = any day now
ADR or ADD = address
AH = at home
AIGHT = Alright
AMBW = All my best wishes
AML = All my love
AMOF = As a matter of fact
ASAP = As soon as possible
ATM = At the moment
AWESO = Awesome
AWOL = Away without leaving
AYS = Are you serious?
AYT Are you there?

BF or B/F = Boyfriend
B4 = Before
B4N = Bye for now
BBN = Bye, bye now
BBT = Be back tomorrow
BC or B/C = Because
BC Be cool
BCNU = Be seeing you
BDAY or B-DAY = Birthday
BFF = Best friends forever
BFN = Bye for now
BHL8 = Be home late
BM&Y = Between me and you
BOL = Best of luck
BRD = Bored
BRT = Be right there

C = see
CM = Call me
CMON = Come on
COB = Close of business
COS = Because
CR8 = Create
CU or CYA = See you

D-F

DN = Down
DNR = Dinner
DUR = Do you remember?

E1 = Everyone
E123 = Easy as one, two, three
E2EG = Ear to ear grin
EMA = E-mail address
EMSG = E-mail message
ENUF = Enough
EZ or EZY = Easy

F2F = Face to face
FBM = Fine by me
FIMH = Forever in my heart
FYEO = For your eyes only
FYI = For your information

G-I

GF or G/F = Girlfriend
G2CU = Good to see you
G2G = Got to go
GA = Go ahead
GB = Goodbye
GBU = God bless you
GFI = Go for it
GJ = Good job
GL = Good luck
GL/HF = Good luck, have fun
GN or GNITE = Good night
GOL = Giggling out loud
GR8 = Great
GRATZ = Congratulations
GRL = Girl
GTSY = Great (or good) to see you

HAU = How about you?
H&K = Hugs & kisses
H2CUS = Hope to see you soon
H8 = Hate
HAGN = Have a good night
HAGO = Have a good one
HAND = Have a nice day
H-BDAY = Happy Birthday
HBU = How about you?
HF = Have fun
H-FDAY = Happy Fathers Day
H-MDAY = Happy Mothers Day
HRU = How are you?
HTH = Hope this helps
HV = Have

IAC = In any case
IAE = In any event
IC = I see
ICAM = I couldnt agree more
IDC = I dont care
IDK = I dont know
IDTS = I dont think so
ILBL8 = Ill be late
ILU = I love you
IMS = I am sorry
IMU = I miss u (you)
IWALU = I will always love you

J-L

JK = Just kidding
JLMK = Just let me know
JTLYK = Just to let you know
JW = Just wondering

K = Okay
KEWL = Cool
KFY = Kiss for you
KIT = Keep in touch

L8R = Later
LMK = Let me know
LOL = Laughing out loud or Lots of love
LY = Love ya
LYSO = Love you so much

M-O

MGB = May God bless
MSG = Message
MTF = More to follow
MUSM = Miss you so much
MYOB = Mind your own business

N1 = Nice one
NBD = No big deal
NLT = No later than
NM = Nothing much / Never mind
NMU = Not much, you?
NO1 = No one
NP = No problem
NTHING = Nothing
NVM = Never mind
NW = No way

OMG = Oh my goodness
OTW = Off to work

P-R

PLMK = Please let me know
PLS = Please
PPL = People
PUKS = Pick up kids
PZ = Peace

QIK = Quick

RBAY = Right back at you
RLY = Really
RSN = Real soon now
RU = Are you?
RUOK = Are you okay?
RYB = Read your Bible

S-U

SC = Stay cool
SETE = Smiling Ear-to-Ear
SFAIK = So far as I know
SH = Same here
SIT = Stay in touch
SOL = Sooner or later
SPK = Speak
SRSLY = Seriously
SPST = Same place, same time
SRY = Sorry
SUITM = See you in the morning
SUL = See you later
SUP = Whats up?
SYL = See you later
SYS = See you soon

T+ = Think positive
T:)T = Think happy thoughts
TA = Thanks a lot
TAFN = Thats all for now
TAM = Tomorrow morning
TAU = Thinking about u (you)
TBC = To be continued
TBD = To be determined
TBH = To be honest
TBL = Text back later
TC = Take care
TCB = Take care of business
TCOY = Take care of yourself
THX or THNX = Thanks
THNQ Thank-you
TIA = Thanks in advance
TIAD = Tomorrow is another day
TIC = Tongue-in-cheek
TLK2UL8R = Talk to you later
TOU or TOY= Thinking of you
TPM = Tomorrow evenings
TTYL = Talk to you later
TTYS = Talk to you soon
TU = Thank you
TYSO = Thank you so much

U = you
UFN = Until further notice
UN4TUN8 = Unfortunate
UNCRTN = Uncertain
UR = Your OR Youre
URA* = You are a star
URW = You are welcome
USU = Usually

V-Z

VBS = Very big smile
VIP = Very important person
VRY = Very

W/ = With
W3 = WWW (Web address)
W8 = Wait
WAN2 = Want to?
WBS = Write back soon
WBU = What about you?
WC Welcome
W/END or WKD= Weekend
WIBNI = Wouldnt it be nice if
WDYK = What do you know?
WDYT = What do you think?
WRT = With regard to
W/O = Without
WRK = Work
WRUD = What are you doing?
WTG = Way to go
WU? = Whats up?
WYGAM = When you get a minute

X = Kiss
XME = Excuse Me
XOXOXO = Hugs & Kisses
XLNT = Excellent

Y? = Why?
YBS = Youll be sorry
YGG = You go girl
YIU = Yes, I understand
YNK = You never know
YR = Your
YR = Yeah right
YW = Youre welcome

ZUP = Whats up?
ZZZZ = Sleeping (or bored)

   

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