What Does CWUYL Mean in a Text?

CWUYL means "Chat With You Later." CWUYL is typically used to end a message or conversation. It is an informal way to say goodbye with the implication that a conversation will be continued at a later date.

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When I write CWUYL, I mean this:

meaning of CWUYL

CWUYL is an informal goodbye.

Summary of Key Points

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

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of CWUYL in Sentences

Here are examples of CWUYL being used in conversations:
  • Tony: I would love to chat more, but I have to go now. CWUYL.
  • Jordan: Talk soon.
  • Tony: I'll send my results as soon as I get them which should be this afternoon. CWUYL .
  • Jordan: Yes, be sure you do!

An Academic Look at CWUYL

CWUYL is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Cee Dublyu Yu Wy El), but as this is harder to say than "Chat to you later," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation CWUYL is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "We will speak again soon" instead of CWUYL.

Example of CWUYL Used in a Text

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