APYR

What Does APYR Mean?

APYR means "As Per Your Request". The phrase, "As Per Your Request" is now generally considered quite old-fashioned. However, it continues to be used in some formal writing with the meaning "As you requested" or "In accordance with your Instructions".

The abbreviation APYR is typically used in text-based messaging with humorous or sarcastic undertones. For example:
  • APYR, please find attached another selfie of me looking gorgeous.
  • (Here, APYR is being used humorously.)
  • APYR, on your return you will find your clothes in the bin and the door locked.
  • (Here, APYR is being used sarcastically.)
Also of note, when written with a capital A (e.g., Apyr), this abbreviation looks like the Russian word for friend (droog) and features regularly in photo memes. Its popularity increased when YouTuber PewDiePie tweeted an image of Deathclaw from the Fallout video game with the caption "????". Within 14 days, the tweet gained over 36,000 likes and 3,700 retweets.

Summary of Key Points

"As Per Your Request" is the most common definition for APYR on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

APYR
Definition:As Per Your Request
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write APYR, I mean this:

meaning of APYR
Ask and thou shalt receive.

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Examples of APYR in Sentences

Here are some more examples of APYR being used in messages:
  • Dear Mr. President, APYR, please find attached our quote for the construction of a big and beautiful wall.
  • Dear fans of the Atlanta Falcons, APYR and in order to mark the occasion of your achievements in the 2017 Super Bowl, please find enclosed one big can of whoopass.

An Academic Look at APYR

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ay Pee Why Ar"), APYR is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

APYR is typically used as an adverb of reason. An adverb of reason modifies a verb to describe why the verb is performed.

What Did We Use To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "In accordance with your request" or "As per your instructions" instead of using the abbreviation APYR.

Example of APYR Used in a Text

 
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See Also

Selves-isolating (Locking down with a partner) APN (as per normal) APU (as per usual) REQ (request) RFP (request for proposal) RFQ (request for quotation)