What Does LYB Mean in a Text?

LYB means "Love You, 'Bye." LYB is an abbreviation of the sentence "I love you, goodbye." It is typically used as a quick and casual way to sign off a message to a friend or loved one.

Of note, "Love You, 'Bye" is the title of an autobiography by UK BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills (published in 2012), which recounts his background, upbringing and rise to fame on the airwaves.

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meaning of LYB

LYB is usually a friendly and informal "goodbye."

Summary of Key Points

"Love You, Bye" is the most common definition for LYB on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Love You, Bye
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of LYB in Sentences

Here are examples of LYB being used in conversations:
  • Shazza: I'll pick you up after work.
  • Paulo: Great, thanks. LYB.
  • Trish: So will you be round to mine later?
  • Ralph: Yeah, yeah, see you at 8pm. LYB.

An Academic Look at LYB

LYB is an abbreviation of the phrase "I love you, goodbye." It is typically used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement) and does not usually form part of a wider sentence.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have just said "Love You, 'Bye" or something like "Lots Of Love, 'Bye" instead of using LYB.

Example of LYB Used in a Text

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