What Does AAVE Mean?

The abbreviation AAVE means "African-American Vernacular English."

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Summary of Key Points

"African-American Vernacular English" is the most common definition for AAVE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Definition:African-American Vernacular English
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of AAVE Used in a Text


See Also

Text-Speak using Numbers Ways to Say I Love You AAE (African-American English) AAL (African-American Language) EAL (English as an additional language) EFL (English as a foreign language, English football league) ELA (English language acquisition) ELL (English language learning) ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) KONGLISH (Korean-English) TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language) TESL (teaching English as a second language) TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages)