Meaning of MIRL

What Does MIRL Mean?

MIRL means "Meet In Real Life". The abbreviation MIRL is used with the meaning "Meet In Real Life" to refer to an actual face-to-face meeting, rather than a connection online (such as through social media, a dating app or in a forum). MIRL is typically used to refer to a first meeting in person.

When issued as an invitation or suggestion, MIRL is usually abbreviated as LMIRL (Let's Meet In Real Life).
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Definition for MIRL

MIRL means "Meet In Real Life". This is the most common definition for MIRL on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about MIRL:

MIRL
Definition:Meet In Real Life
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for MIRL
When I write MIRL, I mean this:

meaning of MIRL
MIRL, rather than online.
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Examples of MIRL in Sentences

Here are examples of MIRL being used in conversations:
  • Tinder Girl: What happens next?
  • Tinder Boy: MIRL?
  • Dan: How is it going with your cyber-girlfriend?
  • Eric: Great! Tomorrow we are going to MIRL.

An Academic Look at MIRL

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Emm Eye Arr Ell"), MIRL 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 may have used the phrase "Meet In Real Life" to a "penfriend", but we would almost certainly not have used the abbreviation MIRL.

A Text with MIRL

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

 
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See Also

IRL (In Real Life) M33T (Meet) EYEBALL (To Meet In Person)