What Does /LY Mean?

/LY means "Lyrics."

/LY (usually typed /ly and more often typed simply as /l) is a tone indicator, used to indicate that the sender is quoting song lyrics in a message. For example:
  • In every life we have some trouble. But when you worry, you make it double. /ly.
  • (Meaning: Worrying never solved anything.)
  • You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow. /ly.
  • (Meaning: Seize the opportunity.)

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Summary of Key Points

"Lyrics" is the most common definition for /LY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Type:Cyber Term
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of /LY Used in a Text


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