What Does LFP Mean?

LFP means "Looking for Party" (Gaming Term).

The abbreviation LFP is used in online gaming messaging apps, such as Discord, with the meaning "Looking for Party." LFP indicates that the poster is looking for other players to join them.

LFP is used when a player needs help for a task, or when a Guild or Clan wants to recruit new members. For example:
  • Jo: Did you put a notice on Discord to say we are LFP?
  • Lee: Yesterday. So far no responses.
LFP means exactly the same as LFM (Looking For More or Looking for Members).

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Summary of Key Points

"Looking for Party" is the most common definition for LFP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Looking for Party
5: Extremely difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


An Academic Look at LFP

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ell Eff Pee"), LFP is classified as an initialism abbreviation.

Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are abbreviations spoken as words (e.g., GOAT, NATO).

Example of LFP Used in a Text


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