What Does SLY Mean?SLY means "Still Love You." SLY can be pronounced as an acronym (i.e., spoken like the word sly) or an abbreviation (i.e., Ess Ell Why). SLY is commonly used after wronging someone or having been wronged by someone to let them know that you still love them. Of note, although rarer, SLY can also mean "She Loves You" or "Someone Loves You."
As an adjective, the word SLY (i.e., when not used as an abbreviation) means cunning, sneaky, or devious.
Image for SLY
When I write SLY, I mean this:
SLY means someone still loves you.
Summary of Key Points"Still Love You" is the most common definition for SLY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
|Definition:||Still Love You|
2: Quite easy to guess
Adults and Teenagers
Examples of SLY in SentencesHere are examples of SLY being used in conversations:
- Richard: "Hey, baby, are you being followed? Because I've been seeing people behind your back."
- Elaine: You're funny SLY though.
- Mark: I'm back late tonight.
- Sharon: Okay, SLY even when you're out on the town.
An Academic Look at SLYSLY is typically used as a declarative sentence (i.e., a statement) with the meaning "I still love you."
Of note, SLY can be said like a word or an initialism abbreviation. (Acronyms differ from initialism abbreviations, which are pronounced using their individual letters.)
Example of SLY Used in a Text
Help Us Improve Cyber Definitions
- Do you disagree with something on this page?
- Did you spot a typo?
- Do you know a slang term that we've missed?
See AlsoBISLY (But I Still Love You) BLIND (In Love) ILU (I Love You) ILY (I Love You) ILYF (I'll Love You Forever) ILYLT (I Love You Long Time) ILYWAMH (I Love You With All My Heart) ISLY (I Still Love You) IWALU (I Will Always Love You) IWALY (I Will Always Love You) LOML (Love Of My Life) LS (Lovesick) LUA (Love You Always) LYAAF (Love You Always And Forever) LYA (Love You Always) Using the heart symbols
QuizTry our fun quiz to test your knowledge of slang and texting abbreviations.
- This test has questions.
- A correct answer is worth 5 points.
- You can get up to 5 bonus points for a speedy answer.
- Some questions demand more than one answer. You must get every part right.
- Beware! Wrong answers score 0 points.
- 🏆 If you beat one of the top 3 scores, you will be invited to apply for the Hall of Fame.