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What Does GL Mean?

The abbreviation GL is used with a number of meanings, including "Good Luck," "Girl's Love," and "Gay-Lesbian." Here is more information about each of these definitions of GL.

Good Luck

GL is widely used as an abbreviation of the phrase "Good Luck" to wish someone success.

Girls' Love

In anime and manga, GL means Girls' Love (also written as "Girls Love" and "Girl Love"). GL is a literary genre or media that showcases romantic relationships between female characters.

In this context, GL is also known as yuri.

Gay-Lesbian

GL is also used as an abbreviation of Gay-lesbian, as an alternative term for homosexual males and females.

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of GL

"Good Luck" is the most common definition for GL on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
GL
Definition:Good Luck
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition of GL

"Girl's Love" is at common definition for GL in manga and anime.

GL
Definition:Girl's Love
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition of GL

GL also means "Gay-Lesbian."

GL
Definition:Gay-Lesbian
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of GL Used in a Text

GL

See Also

CITY-POP (category of Japanese pop music) GL HF (good luck have fun) GLA (good luck all) GLIRL (good luck in real life) GLOTR (good luck on the rebuild) HENTAI (Japanese anime & manga pornography) LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) LGBTIQAPD (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning, intersex, asexual and/or ally, pansexual, and demi-sexual) LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning, intersex, and asexual and/or ally) Using the music symbols