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Meaning of ILY2


What Does ILY2 Mean?

ILY2 means "I Love You Too".

ILY2 (which you will also see written as ILU2 or LU2 ) is a common response to someone saying "I love you" using one of the following terms: (Here is a list of other ways of saying "I love you".)

ILY2 normally appears at the very end of a conversation between partners or family members. It is typically used as a sign-off (much like CYL (see you later) is used between friends or colleagues).
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Definition for ILY2

ILY2 means "I Love You Too". This is the most common definition for ILY2 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about ILY2:

ILY2
Definition:I Love You Too
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write ILY2, I mean this:

meaning of ILY2
ILY2 is also commonly written as ILU2 or LU2.
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Examples of ILY2 in Sentences

Here are examples of ILY2 being used in conversations:
  • Person A: I'll see you next week. ILU.
  • Person B: Okay, ILY2
  • Person A: I<3U more each day.
  • Person B: ILY2

An Academic Look at ILY2

ILY2 is used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement).

Of interest, ILY2 is classified as a cyber term as opposed to an initialism abbreviation or an acronym. Initially, cyber term terms were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texting and on-screen keyboards, they are now mostly employed for fun. Cyber terms differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "I love you too" or DITTO instead of ILY2.

A Text with ILY2

Using ILY2 on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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