What Does LFDY Mean in a Text?

LFDY means "Live fast Die Young." Saying LFDY is another way of saying "live for today." In other words, it means "do what you want and to hell with the consequences."

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meaning of LFDY

Live fast die young (LFDY) is a slogan to encourage people to do what they want when the opportunity arises because tomorrow never comes. It is encouragement to take risks.

Summary of Key Points

"Live Fast, Die Young" is the most common definition for LFDY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Live Fast, Die Young
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of LFDY in Sentences

Here are examples of LFDY being used in conversations:
  • Tony: You're doing WHAT this weekend?
  • Jordan: You know what they say...LFDY.
  • Tony: John's motto was LFDY.
  • Jordan: Yes, and didn't he just?

An Academic Look at LFDY

LFDY is classified as an imperative sentence (i.e., an order).

Of note, LFDY is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., El Ef Dee Wy), but as this is harder to say than "Live fast die young," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation LFDY is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Example of LFDY Used in a Text

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