What Does WLTM Mean in a Text?

WLTM ("Would Like To Meet") is an abbreviation commonly used in the personal descriptions of people looking for partners on internet dating sites.

Of interest, dating sites are full of specialist abbreviations, which have their roots in a time when personal ads featured in local newspapers and users were charged by the word. (A term like WLTM would cost the user the fee for one word as opposed to four.)

Image for WLTM

When I write WLTM, I mean this:

meaning of WLTM

The image shows a girl dreaming about a man she would like to meet.

Summary of Key Points

Definition for WLTM

WLTM means "Would Like to Meet." This is the most common definition for WLTM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and Match.com.
Definition:Would Like to Meet
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of WLTM in Sentences

Here are some examples of WLTM being used in sentences:
  • 40yo lady WLTM professional single male 35-45.
  • Mature retired man WLTM retired lady for visits to the cinema and weekend trips to the beach.

An Academic Look at WLTM

WLTM is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dublyu Ell Tee Em), but as this is harder to say than "Would love to meet," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation WLTM is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Example of WLTM Used in a Text

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