Internet Slang

NSFW. LOL. IIRC. YEET. IKR. These are all fairly common internet slang words. But what do they mean? Find out inside our internet slang database!


Latest Internet Slang & Acronyms Guides

What Does “HYD” Mean? + How, When & Where To Use It

What Does “HYD” Mean? + How, When & Where To Use It

If you’re not familiar with much informal language and internet slang, there may be a few acronyms that pop up, such as “HYD”, that you may not know the meaning of. We’re here to help…

What Does “HBU” Mean? How, When & Where It Can Be Used

What Does “HBU” Mean? How, When & Where It Can Be Used

Have you received a coded communication with the letters "HBU"? You merely posed a question, they responded, and then they've just slapped on these three letters at the end? DW, we’ll explain…

What Does Apple’s “iOS” Stand For? Definition & Its History…

What Does Apple’s “iOS” Stand For? Definition & Its History…

Apple’s iOS platform has been around for a good long while now, but people have no idea what it means. Here’s what iOS stands for…

What Does “TBA” Mean? How, When & Where It Can Be Used

What Does “TBA” Mean? How, When & Where It Can Be Used

Excited for a festival lineup or athletic event but instead of an artist's name or confirmed date it just says “TBA”? Here’s what that means…

What Does “ASL” Mean? A Definition + How To Use It…

What Does “ASL” Mean? A Definition + How To Use It…

Been asked for your ASL and not sure what to respond? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered - but you’re on your own from there!

What Does IYKYK Mean? Definition + How To Use It

What Does IYKYK Mean? Definition + How To Use It

In a sea of internet slang, things can get confusing quickly. Today we’re going to be looking at the IYKYK to find out what IYKYK means and how you use it correctly

What Does “XOXO” Mean? Definition & How To Use It

What Does “XOXO” Mean? Definition & How To Use It

A quick and simple definition of XOXO – what it means, why it is used, and how to use it in text messages…

What Does EOBD Mean? A Definition + How To Use It

What Does EOBD Mean? A Definition + How To Use It

If you work in a busy, corporate environment you’ve probably come across the acronym EOBD. But what does EOBD mean? And how do you use it correctly? Here’s everything you need to know…

What Does FOMO Mean? How & Why It Drives People Mad…

What Does FOMO Mean? How & Why It Drives People Mad…

You will have definitely heard the acronym FOMO, that much is certain. But what does FOMO mean? Here’s everything you need to know…

What Does WDYM Mean? A Quick Definition & Guide

What Does WDYM Mean? A Quick Definition & Guide

Seen the acronym WDYM online? Wondering what in the hell it means? Well, wonder no more – here’s what WDYM means with examples of how to use it properly

What Does NFT Mean? A Quick n’ Easy Definition…

What Does NFT Mean? A Quick n’ Easy Definition…

NFTs are all the rage these days with reports of teenagers making six figure payouts from them. But what does NFT stand for? Let’s get that cleared up once and for all…

What Does “IG” Stand For? Its Dual-Meaning 100% Explained

What Does “IG” Stand For? Its Dual-Meaning 100% Explained

You might have seen this term being used online. But what does IG mean and how do you use it correctly? Let’s find out…

What Does WiFi Actually Stand For? A Brief History…

What Does WiFi Actually Stand For? A Brief History…

What does the word WiFi mean? How did it come to be? And is there a right and wrong way to write it? Let’s find out…

What Does FUD Mean? A Simple Definition

What Does FUD Mean? A Simple Definition

FUD is a word that is used A LOT today, usually when talking about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin – not exclusively though. But what does FUD mean? Let’s find out

What Does HODL Mean? A Quick Definition

What Does HODL Mean? A Quick Definition

The term HODL is fairly new but if you’re interested in Bitcoin you will have definitely come across it. But what does HODL mean? Let’s find out

Why Christmas is Shortened To Xmas (The Real Reason)

Why Christmas is Shortened To Xmas (The Real Reason)

Christmas comes but once a year and most people, especially when writing, shorten it to Xmas. But why is Christmas shortened to Xmas? What’s the deal with that? Let’s find out…

What Does Yeet Mean & How To Use It Correctly

What Does Yeet Mean & How To Use It Correctly

What does yeet mean? How do you use it properly? And, more importantly, where the hell did it come from? Let’s find out…

Fortnite Slang And Terms Explained

Fortnite Slang And Terms Explained

Whos Matt? Why is he low and what does Harry Potter have to do with it? We’ll explain all the common Fortnite terms so that you don’t find yourself choking your comms.

What Does “NSFW” Mean On Reddit? A Quick Definition…

What Does “NSFW” Mean On Reddit? A Quick Definition…

What does NSFW mean on Reddit? Here's a quick guide on what it means and how it works – plus the types of content that usually tagged NSFW...

What Does IIRC Mean & How Do You Use It Correctly?

What Does IIRC Mean & How Do You Use It Correctly?

If you’ve seen the initialism “IIRC” being used online and in text messages and IM chats and are wondering what it means, here’s a quick definition plus tips of how to use it correctly…

What Does “SMH” Actually Mean? A Definition + How To Use It

What Does “SMH” Actually Mean? A Definition + How To Use It

What the hell does “SMH” mean? Here’s a quick definition of the popular internal abbreviation, plus tips on how and when to use it...

The 19 “Most-Used” Reddit Slang Terms & Acronyms EXPLAINED

The 19 “Most-Used” Reddit Slang Terms & Acronyms EXPLAINED

New to Reddit? Confused by the lingo? Here’s a helpful guide that’ll help you understand all the most popular Reddit slang and acronyms

Faces Emoji Meaning Guide: What They All Mean (EXPLAINED)

Faces Emoji Meaning Guide: What They All Mean (EXPLAINED)

This Emoji meaning guide will show you emoji meaning to communicate your feelings and emotions in the right way...We use emojis in our daily