What Does YGLT Mean in a Text?

YGLT means "You're Gonna Love This." If someone says YGLT, you can rest assured that you probably won't as it most often used sarcastically. YGLT is typically a preamble to some bad news.

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When I write YGLT, I mean this:

meaning of YGLT

"You're gonna love this" (YGLT) usually means you won't.

Summary of Key Points

"You're Gonna Love This" is the most common definition for YGLT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:You're Gonna Love This
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of YGLT in Sentences

Here are examples of YGLT being used in conversations:
  • Tony: YGLT. The next train is not for another five hours.
  • Jordan: Disaster!
  • Tony: Are you sitting down? YGLT. Janet and John are back together.
  • Jordan: Words fail me!

An Academic Look at YGLT

YGLT is used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). In other words, it is not used as a part of speech in a wider sentence.

Of note, as it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Yu Gee El Tee"), YGLT is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words. another part of speech within a wider sentence.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "Are you sitting comfortably?" instead of YGLT before delivering some bad news.

Example of YGLT Used in a Text

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