What Does SOY Mean?

SOY means "Shame On You."

The abbreviation SOY is used with the meaning "Shame On You" to indicate disapproval, disgust or distaste at something that someone has just written. For example:
  • Billy: I dumped her by text.
  • Paul: SOY. You should've done it face-to-face.
  • Sam: I charged her $10.
  • Tyler: SOY! That's all she earns in an hour.
SOY expresses disgust or distaste in the same way as the expressions "Ack!" and "Eww!".

Summary of Key Points

"Shame On You" is the most common definition for SOY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Shame On You
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write SOY, I mean this:

meaning of SOY
"Shame On You" for polluting our oceans.


An Academic Look at SOY

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

SOY is typically used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not normally used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

Example of SOY Used in a Text


See Also

/. (Ashamed) BADMAN (A Person With Questionable Morals) PLD (Poor Life Decision)