What Does LY2 Mean?

LY2 means "Love You Too."

You will also see this written in the following ways: LY2 is usually written at the end of a conversation between partners or family members. In other words, it is a sign-off (much like CUL8R (see you later) is used between friends). LY2 is a common response to one of the following: (Here is a list of other ways of saying "I love you.")

Summary of Key Points

"Love You Too" is the most common definition for LY2 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Love You Too
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for LY2

When I write LY2, I mean this:

meaning of LY2
LY2 (Love you too) can be written a number of ways, including ILU2, ILUT, and LYT.


Examples of LY2 in Sentences

Here are two examples of LY2 being used in conversations:
  • Mother: Don't forget your satchel! ILU.
  • Son: I didn't! LY2.
  • Tony: K3U, baby.
  • Jordan: LY2, darling.

An Academic Look at LY2

LY2 is used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement) with the meaning "I love you too."

Of interest, LY2 is classified as a cyber term as opposed to an initialism abbreviation or an acronym because the "2" is a homonym of "too" not the initial letter.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "I love you too" instead of LY2.

Example of LY2 Used in a Text


See Also

// (love) <2 (not in love yet) <3 (love) <333 (lots of love) <3U (love you) 1234 (1 thing 2 say 3 words 4 you (I love you)) 143 (I love you (the number of letters in each word)) 381 (I love you (3 words, 8 letters, 1 meaning)) AML (all my love) DYLM (do you love me?) IIL (I'm in love) ILH (I love him/her) ILU (I love you) ILUM (I love you more) ILUSM (I love you so much) ILUT (I love you too) ILYL (I love you lots) ILYLT (I love you long time) K3U (I love you) Using the heart symbols