What Does /LY Mean?

The Quick Answer

/LY means "Lyrics."

More Detail...

/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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When I write /LY, I mean this:

meaning of /LY


Summary of Key Points

"Lyrics" is, by far, the most common meaning for /LY when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Type:Internet Slang Term
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Example of /LY Used in a Text

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