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4COL For crying out loud 4EAE Forever and ever 4NR Foreigner ^5 High-five 6Y Sexy 7K Sick 831 I love you (8 letters, 3 words, 1 meaning) 86 Over 88 Hugs and kisses 9 Parent is watching Meaning “smile” *s* Meaning “smile” *w* Meaning “wink” C C&G Chuckle & grin C4N Ciao for now CAD Control + Alt + Delete CAD Short for Canada/Canadian CAM Camera (SMS) CB Coffee break CB Chat break CB Crazy *b* CD9 Code 9, Meaning “parents are around” CFS Care for secret? D D2 Dedos / fingers (Spanish SMS) D46? K K Okay KK Knock, knock KK Okay, Okay! TxT Lingo. TxT msg translator. TechDictionary. Text Chat Emotions. Main » Quick Reference » Posted May 21, 2009 Use a Smiley Face to Show Emotion in Text Messages and Online Chat A smiley face (also called a smiley or emoticon) is used in text-based communications to convey an emotion, much in the same way we use body language.
Text smiley faces are used in the same way that a person's voice or facial expression changes when having a face-to-face conversation with someone. For example, if you were joking with someone and sent a text message saying GAL (meaning "get a life") the person receiving your message would think you are making a rude comment. If you send the same message with a happy text smiley face : ) following the text abbreviation, the person would understand you were smiling when you sent the message (meaning you were joking with them). When you use smiley faces, you basically are showing emotions through characters in text messaging helps the receiver correctly interpret your intent and meaning.
Related Webopedia.com Guides: 1. NetLingo. Text Messaging/Chat Abbreviations. Updated April 28, 2016 / Posted March 01, 2004 By Vangie Beal This chat guide lists more than 1,450 text message and online chat abbreviations to help you translate today's texting lingo.
With the popularity and rise in online text-based communications, such as Facebook, Twitter, instant messaging, email, Internet and online gaming services, chat rooms, discussion boards and mobile phone text messaging (SMS), came the emergence of a new texting language, tailored to the immediacy and compactness of these new communication media. While it does seem incredible that there are thousands of text abbreviations, keep in mind that different chat abbreviations are used by different groups of people. For example, online gamers are likely to use chat abbreviations not used by a financial blogger. 1,451 Online Chat and Text Message Abbreviations A quick note: To keep our chat guide user-friendly for all ages, some inappropriate words have been edited to include an alternate meaning.