What Does ATYS Mean in a Text?

ATYS means "Anything You Say." It is used to show a willingness to carry out an instruction unequivocally. ATYS often carries a connotation of sarcasm or insubordination. (In other words, it can show a willingness to comply out of duty rather than agreement with the instruction.)

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meaning of ATYS

ATYS can sometimes carry a connotation of sarcasm.

Summary of Key Points

"Anything You Say" is the most common definition for ATYS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Anything You Say
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of ATYS in Sentences

Here are examples of ATYS being used in conversations:
  • Tony: Don't forget to walk like a cockney when you're in London. You have to hold your braces and walk with high, wide knees.
  • Jordan: ATYS, mate.
  • Tony: I would like it finished by five o'clock tonight.
  • Jordan: Of course, ATYS.
  • (Note: Here, ATYS probably carries a connotation of insubordination.)

An Academic Look at ATYS

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

Example of ATYS Used in a Text

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