What Does HTHFYS Mean in a Text?

HTHFYS means "Hope To Hear From You Soon." It is usually used to sign off a conversation. When written in full, "Hope To Hear From You Soon" is a fairly formal way of ending a correspondence (e.g., a letter or an email). However, when the abbreviation is used, it is far less formal. It is typically used as a sign-off between friends.

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meaning of HTHFYS

HTHFYS (Hope to hear from you soon) is typically used to sign off a conversation.

Summary of Key Points

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

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of HTHFYS in Sentences

Here are examples of HTHFYS being used in conversations:
  • Tony: Good luck with the trip. HTHFYS.
  • Jordan: Don't worry. I'll be fine.
  • Tony: I can't stop thinking about you. HTHFYS.
  • Jordan: DIDDO.

An Academic Look at HTHFYS

HTHFYS is used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). In other words, it is not used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

Of note, as it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Aitch Tee Aitch Eff Wye Ess"), HTHFYS is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

Example of HTHFYS Used in a Text

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