Meaning of ILYG

What Does ILYG Mean?

ILYG means "I Love You Guys" and "I Love You Girls".

The abbreviation ILYG is commonly used between a group of friends to express an inclusive affection that binds the group together. It is typically used as an expression of gratitude in response to a favor or an act of kindness.

ILYG can be used with the meaning "I Love You Guys" to refer to a group of men and women. It can also be used with the meaning "I Love You Girls" if the group is all female.
Summary of Key Points

First Definition for ILYG

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

ILYG
Definition:I Love You Guys
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition for ILYG

ILYG also means "I Love You Girls":

ILYG
Definition:I Love You Girls
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for ILYG
When I write ILYG, I mean this:

meaning of ILYG
ILYG is a term of endearment.
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Examples of ILYG in Sentences

Here are examples of ILYG being used in conversations:
  • Colin: Hope you're feeling better. We all miss you.
  • Sean: Thanks. ILYG.
  • Everyone: We're taking you out for a birthday treat.
  • Birthday Boy: Aww, ILYG.

An Academic Look at ILYG

The abbreviation ILYG typically used as a declarative sentence with the meaning "I Love You Guys" or "I Love You Girls". A declarative sentence usually acts as a standalone statement and is not normally used as apart of a wider sentence.

ILYG is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eye Ell Why Gee). However, it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation ILYG is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "I Love You Guys" or "I Love You Girls" instead of using ILYG.

A Text with ILYG

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

 
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See Also

GNO (Girls'/Guys' Night Out) YINS (You Guys) ILI (I Love It) ILYA (I Love You All)