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.

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
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write SLY, I mean this:

meaning of SLY
SLY means someone still loves you.


Examples of SLY in Sentences

Here 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 SLY

SLY 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


See Also

BISLY (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