What Does ILML Mean in a Text?

ILML means "I Love My Life."

The abbreviation ILML is used with the meaning "I Love My Life" as an emphatic way to express happiness, contentment or delight.

ILML has exactly the same meaning as the abbreviation LML (Love My Life). Amongst the negative alternatives to ILML and LML are IHML (I Hate My Life) and MLS (My Life Sucks).

Of note, in 2016, British singer Robbie Williams released a song entitled "Love My Life," which topped the charts in both Slovenia and Slovakia.

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When I write ILML, I mean this:

meaning of ILML

ILML! It just couldn't be better!

Summary of Key Points

"I Love My Life" is the most common definition for ILML on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:I Love My Life
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of ILML in Sentences

Here are examples of ILML being used in conversations:
  • Pritti: So, you've got a job, somewhere to live and a lovely boyfriend.
  • Alison: Yes, I've finally got everything I wanted. ILML.
  • Daniel: Your hospital treatment is over at last. Thank God!
  • Erin: I am so happy! ILML

An Academic Look at ILML

ILML is typically used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not often used as another part of speech within a wider sentence

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Eye Ell Em Ell"), ILML is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "I Love My Life" or something like "Life Is Great" instead of using ILML.

Example of ILML Used in a Text

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