What Does LYLC Mean in a Text?

Expressing Love in a Text

There are over 100 novel ways to express love in a text message. Some of them were invented by the iKids (i.e., Millennials, Generation Z, and Generation A), making them just a few decades old, but many of them have been around for centuries. Here's the one that matters to you: LYLC means "Love You Like Crazy."

More Observations...

The abbreviation LYLC is a light-hearted way of telling someone that you love them a lot. The use of LYLC in text messaging is usually only appropriate between couples. LYLC is not an abbreviation that would normally be used outside of a romantic relationship, except perhaps between young children and very close family members.

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When I write LYLC, I mean this:

meaning of LYLC

"Love You Like Crazy"

Summary of Key Points

"Love You Like Crazy" is, by far, the most common meaning for LYLC when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:Love You Like Crazy
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of LYLC in Sentences

Here are examples of LYLC in conversations:
  • Sam: I can't wait to see you next week!
  • Ben: Me too! LYLC!
  • Grandad: Bye Charlie. Take care of mummy and daddy.
  • Charlie: Bye grandad. LYLC.

An Academic Look at LYLC

LYLC is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Ell Why Ell See), but as this is harder to say than "Love You Like Crazy," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation LYLC is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech. . The abbreviation LYLC is normally used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement) with the meaning "Love You Like Crazy." LYLC is not often used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have just said something like "Love You Like Crazy" instead of using the abbreviation LYLC.

Example of LYLC Used in a Text

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