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Meaning of AYC

What Does AYC Mean?

AYC means "At Your Convenience". The abbreviation AYC means "whenever it suits you" or "whenever you have time". It used to imply there is no rush to complete a task or to imply a free schedule and flexibility. For example:
  • Please photocopy these papers AYC.
  • (Here, it implies no rush to complete the task.)
  • I can meet AYC.
  • (Here, it implies a free schedule and flexibility.)
AYC can also have a sarcastic connotation meaning something like "Oh, don't rush, mate. We like waiting for you."
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Definition for AYC

AYC means "At Your Convenience". This is the most common definition for AYC on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about AYC:

Definition:At Your Convenience
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write AYC, I mean this:

meaning of AYC
"At Your Convenience"

Examples of AYC in Sentences

Here are examples of AYC being used in conversations:
  • Rob: Can we meet next week to discuss this?
  • Margaret: Of course AYC.
  • Claire: Sorry, Dave, I'm running a bit late. See you at half-past?
  • Dave: AYC. There's no rush.

An Academic Look at AYC

AYC is an adverb of time.

AYC is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eh Why See), but as this is harder to say than "At Your Convenience", it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation AYC is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have just said something like "At Your Convenience " instead of using the abbreviation AYC.

A Text with AYC

Using AYC on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


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