What Does KFY Mean in a Text?

KFY means "Kiss For You."

The abbreviation KFY is used with the meaning "Kiss For You" as an affectionate and informal way of signing off a conversation. The use of KFY usually implies gratitude or affection. It could be used between partners or close friends, but never in a business or formal situation.

KFY is one of many ways of sending kisses. Others include:

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When I write KFY, I mean this:

meaning of KFY

KFY can be affectionate as well as romantic.

Summary of Key Points

"Kiss For You" is the most common definition for KFY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Kiss For You
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of KFY in Sentences

Here are examples of KFY being used in conversations:
  • Jim: I've done all your washing.
  • Sal: Aw, that's so kind. Big KFY.
  • Mike: I've told the boss you will be in a little late. I didn't tell her that you have a hangover.
  • Rob: Cheers mate. A great big, smacking KFY.

An Academic Look at KFY

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Kay Eff Why"), KFY 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 might have said something like "Sending you a big kiss" instead of using the abbreviation KFY. 

Example of KFY Used in a Text

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