What Does ASAYC Mean in a Text?

ASAYC means "As Soon As You Can." The abbreviation ASAYC is typically used in text-based communications with the meaning "As Soon As You Can."

ASAYC implies a certain amount of urgency. It is similar in meaning to ASAP ("As Soon As Possible").

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When I write ASAYC, I mean this:

meaning of ASAYC

ASAYC implies some urgency.

Summary of Key Points

"As Soon As You Can" is the most common definition for ASAYC on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:As Soon As You Can
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of ASAYC in Sentences

Here are examples of ASAYC being used in conversations:
  • Assistant: Boss, when would you like us to stop using acronyms and abbreviations around the office? ASAP?
  • Boss: No. ASAYC will do.
  • Rob: Can you lend me $50?
  • Pete: If you promise to pay me back ASAYC, I will lend you it as soon as I can.

An Academic Look at ASAYC

ASAYC is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ay Ess Ay Why See"), but as this is harder to say than "As Soon As You Can," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation ASAYC is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

ASAYC is an adverb of time. An adverb of time states when something happened, will happen or how often it happens.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have just said "As Soon As You Can" or something like "ASAP" instead of using ASAYC.

Example of ASAYC Used in a Text

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