What Does CLWY Mean?

CLWY means "Can't Live without You." The abbreviation CLWY is a very affectionate way of saying your love for someone is so strong, it would be impossible for you to survive with out them.

Used figuratively, CLWY is a sweet phrase of endearment, but it can also be used literally.(If you think these words are being used in their literal sense, tell somebody in authority.)

Of note, American electronica project Owl City recorded a song called "Can't Live Without You" in 2015.

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When I write CLWY, I mean this:

meaning of CLWY

CLWY means "I can't live without you."

Summary of Key Points

"Can't Live without You" is the most common definition for CLWY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Can't Live without You
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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Examples of CLWY in Sentences

Here are examples of CLWY being used in conversations:
  • Renee: How much do you love me?
  • Mo: To tell the truth, I don't think I CLWY.
  • Tanya: It's not you, it's me.
  • Tom: Don't dump me, I CLWY.

An Academic Look at CLWY

CLWY is used like a declarative sentence (i.e., a statement) with the meaning "I can't live without you."

Example of CLWY Used in a Text


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