What Does SLF Mean?

SLF means "Sounds Like Fun."

The abbreviation SLF is typically used with the meaning "Sounds Like Fun" as a positive response to a suggested activity that sounds as though it could be enjoyable. However, SLF can also be used sarcastically or ironically, when whatever has been mentioned sounds anything but fun. For example:
  • Do you want to chill at my place tonight?
  • Great! SLF.
  • (Here, SLF is a positive response.)
  • I won't be able to go this weekend. I have to get three projects finished by Monday.
  • SLF.
  • (Here, SLF is being used ironically.)

Summary of Key Points

"Sounds Like Fun" is the most common definition for SLF on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Sounds Like Fun
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write SLF, I mean this:

meaning of SLF
SLF is usually a positive response.


Examples of SLF in Sentences

Here are examples of SLF being used in conversations:
  • Ian: How do you fancy Spain for a week?
  • Lynne: SLF! When are we going?
  • Father: Want to come for a walk?
  • Daughter: SLF, but I think I'll pass.

An Academic Look at SLF

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

SLF is typically used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement), meaning "(That) Sounds Like Fun." It is not always 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 " Sounds Like Fun" or something like, "Good Idea," instead of using the abbreviation SLF.

Example of SLF Used in a Text


See Also

J4F (Just For Fun) BALLIN (Having A Good Time) GJ (Good Job) GTZ (Good Times)