Meaning of LHK

What Does LHK Mean?

LHK means "Love, Hugs and Kisses". The abbreviation LHK is an affectionate, informal way of signing off a conversation. It would be used between close friends, but never in a business or formal situation.

Of note, LHK was also an abbreviation of the Light-house Keepers, an Australian rock band formed in 1981.
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Definition for LHK

LHK means "Love, Hugs and Kisses". This is the most common definition for LHK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about LHK:

Definition:Love, Hugs and Kisses
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for LHK
When I write LHK, I mean this:

meaning of LHK
LHK is usually used as an affectionate postamble to a message.

Examples of LHK in Sentences

Here are examples of LHK being used in conversations:
  • Martin: You're the best friend ever for doing all the driving tonight.
  • Lynette: Your turn next time! See you later. LHK.
  • Saul: I'm so fed up after being dumped again.
  • Rachel: There's someone out there for you so don't give up. I think you're great. LHK.

An Academic Look at LHK

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ell Aich Kay"), LHK is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "lots of love" instead of LHK.

A Text with LHK

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


See Also

<333 (lots of love) AML (all my love) ({)(}) (two people hugging) H (hug) HAK (hugs and kisses) HB (hug back) HNK (hugs and kisses) LDH (long distance hug) XO (hugs & kisses)