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What Does AYFR Mean?AYFR means "Are You for Real?". The abbreviation AYFR is typically used to express incredulity or shock at something that someone has said or done. AYFR is also sometimes used as a complimentary remark or "chat-up line." For example:
- I can't believe you said that! You're an idiot! AYFR? (Here, AYFR expresses shock.)
- AYFR? I can't believe how perfect you are. (Here, AYFR is being used as a compliment.)
Summary of Key Points"Are You for Real?" is the most common definition for AYFR on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
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Image for AYFRWhen I write AYFR, I mean this:
AYFR usually expresses increduility.
Examples of AYFR in SentencesHere are examples of AYFR being used in conversations:
- Tony: If they had been of the same generation, Tyson would have whooped Ali, no problem.
- Jordan: AYFR?! Ali was the greatest fighter of any generation!
- Tony: I have quit my job and I am going to cycle around the world.
- Jordan: AYFR? You're unemployed.
An Academic Look at AYFRAYFR is typically used as an interrogative sentence, with the meaning "Are you telling the truth?".
AYFR is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ay Why Eff Ar"). Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we might have said something like "really?" or "honestly?" instead of using the abbreviation AYFR.
Example of AYFR Used in a Text
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