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What Does ILY2 Mean?ILY2 means "I Love You Too."
ILY2 (which you will also see written as ILU2 or LU2 ) is a common response to someone saying "I love you" using one of the following terms:
ILY2 normally appears at the very end of a conversation between partners or family members. It is typically used as a sign-off (much like CYL (see you later) is used between friends or colleagues).
Image for ILY2When I write ILY2, I mean this: ILY2 is also commonly written as ILU2 or LU2.
Summary of Key Points"I Love You Too" is the most common definition for ILY2 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
|Definition:||I Love You Too|
1: Easy to guess
Adults and Teenagers
Examples of ILY2 in SentencesHere are examples of ILY2 being used in conversations:
- Tony: I'll see you next week. ILU.
- Jordan: Okay, ILY2
- Tony: I<3U more each day.
- Jordan: ILY2
An Academic Look at ILY2ILY2 is used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement).
Of interest, ILY2 is classified as a cyber term as opposed to an initialism abbreviation or an acronym. Initially, cyber term terms were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texting and on-screen keyboards, they are now mostly employed for fun. Cyber terms differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we would have just said "I love you too" or DITTO instead of ILY2.
Example of ILY2 Used in a Text
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