What Does STYL Mean?

STYL means "Speak to You Later." The abbreviation STYL features at the end of conversation to end the conversation. The meaning of STYL can usually be taken literally (i.e., I'll talk to you later on), but sometimes it is just another way of saying goodbye.

Below are some more common ways of saying the same thing:

Summary of Key Points

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

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When I write STYL, I mean this:

meaning of STYL
STYL means Speak To You Later.


Examples of STYL in Sentences

Here are examples of STYL being used in conversations:
  • Sam: Team work is important; it helps to put the blame on someone else.
  • Janet: Ha ha, STYL.
  • Elliot: Can't talk now.
  • Naomi: Ok. STYL.

An Academic Look at STYL

STYL is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Ess Tee Wye Ell), but as this is harder to say than "Speak to you later," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation STYL is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Grammatically, STYL is used as a declarative sentence (i.e., a statement) with the meaning "I will talk to you later."

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "catch you later" instead of STYL.

Example of STYL Used in a Text


See Also

CUL (See You Later) CWUYL (Chat With You Later) CYL (Catch You Later) HIT ME UP (Call Me Later) HIT YOU UP (Call You Later) HMUL (Hit Me Up Later) ITYL (I'll Tell You Later) L8TR (Later) SYL (See You Later) SYLA (See You Later Alligator) T2UL (Talk To You Later) TL (Talk Later) TML (Text Me Later) TTUL (Talk To You Later)