What Does AAYF Mean?

AAYF means "As Always, Your Friend." The abbreviation AAYF is used in instant messaging and other text-based communications with the meaning "As Always, Your Friend."

AAYF is quite a formal way of ending a conversation with an expression of friendship. It might be used between close friends in response to an expression of gratitude.

Summary of Key Points

"As Always, Your Friend" is the most common definition for AAYF on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:As Always, Your Friend
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write AAYF, I mean this:

meaning of AAYF
Friends forever.


Examples of AAYF in Sentences

Here's an example of AAYF being used in conversation:
  • Rachel: Thanks very much for your help. I don't know what I would have done without you.
  • Linda: It was a pleasure. AAYF.

An Academic Look at AAYF

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ay Ay Why Eff"), AAYF is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just written "As Always, Your Friend" instead of using the abbreviation AAYF.

Example of AAYF Used in a Text


See Also

BF4L (best friends for life) BFF (best friends forever ) FAMBO (close friend) YF (your friend)