What Does RU18 Mean?

RU18 means "Are You 18?"

Parents beware: RU18 is one of many abbreviations that suggest your child may be part of a conversation of a sexual nature, may be being groomed for a meeting, or is hiding inappropriate activity from you. Check out our page on online grooming for more examples of abbreviations to watch out for.

Summary of Key Points

"Are You 18?" is the most common definition for RU18 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Are You 18?
Type:Cyber Term
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of RU18 Used in a Text


See Also

Digital Dating Abbreviations, Acronyms & Slang Terms how to spot internet grooming420 (time to smoke cannabis) adr (address, all due respect) asl (age, sex, location?) gnoc (get naked on camera) nifoc (naked in front of computer / camera) pal (parents are listening) paw (parents are watching) pir (parent in room) tdtm (talk dirty to me) wyrn (what's your real name?)