Online Personal Ads & Dating Chat Abbreviations

If you’ve ever looked at online and local personal ads and wonder exactly what all those abbreviations and slang terms mean, this guide will help you decipher the dating text chat and personals ad lingo.

Online personals, classifieds and dating sites are places to go if you’re looking for friendship, companionship or romance. When you place an ad or create an online profile, it tells others about you: your personality and what you’re looking for in a relationship. To use online classified personals, sometimes you need to pay for the ad space and people will use abbreviations to fit in all the things they want to mention in the ad, without going over the maximum character limit.

If you have ever taken a look at online and local personal ads and didn’t understand all the abbreviations and slang terms mean, this Webopedia Quick Reference will help you decipher the dating text chat and personals ad lingo by providing the definitions to the more common abbreviations.

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Online Personal Ads & Dating Chat Abbreviations

A
ACA
AL
AQU
A/S/L
AARI
B&D
B
BB
BBW
BF
BHM
BHM
BI
BIF
BIM
C
C
CAN
CAP
CD
CU
D
DDF
DF
DOB
Dom
Domme
FA
FS
FTA
FTTB
G
GC
GEM
GF
GSOH
HWP
IPT
IRL
ISO
J
K
L
LD
LDR
LIB
LS
LTR
M
MC
MBL
ND
NM
NS
P
P
PIS
RTS
S
SAE
SA/F
SA/M
SAG
SB/F
SB/M
SCO
SD
SI
SOH
Sub
SW/F
SW/M
TAU
TG
TS
VGL
VIR
W4W
WAA
WI
WLTM
W/O
WTR
X
Y
YO

Asian
All calls answered
Animal lover
Aquarius
Age/Sex/Location?
Aries
Bondage and domination
Black
Body builder
Big beautiful woman
Boyfriend
Big handsome man
Bald headed man
Bi-sexual
Bi-sexual female
Bi-sexual male
Couple
Christian
Cancer
Capricorn
Cross-dresser
See you
Divorced
Drug and disease free
Drug free
Date of birth
Dominate male
Dominate female
Fat acceptance
Financially secure (or stable)
Fun, travel, and adventure
For the time being
Gay
Gay couple
Gemini
Girlfriend
Good sense of humor
Height weight proportional
Is partial to
In real life
In search of
Jewish
Kids
Lesbian
Light drinker
Long distance relationship
Libra
Light smoker
Long term relationship
Married
Married couple
Married but looking
No drugs
Never married
Non-smoker
Professional
Petite
Pisces
Real time sex
Single
Self addressed envelope
Single Asian female
Single Asian male
Sagittarius
Single black female
Single black male
Scorpio
Social drinker
Similar interests
Sense of humor
Submissive
Single white female
Single white male
Taurus
Transgendered
TransSexual
Very good looking
Virgo
Woman for Woman
Will answer all
Widowed
Would like to meet
Without
Willing to relocate
Extreme
You (or Your)
Years old

This article was originally published on June 12, 2009

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