What does 'yktv' mean? There's a whole dictionary of slang for texting. Here's a guide.

Scrolling social media can sometimes feel like wading through a bowl of alphabet soup with the amount of text slang there is today. You're practically playing a game of Jumble trying to decipher each seemingly scrambled group of letters.

But there is more to these terms than meets the eye. Each has a unique meaning and usage in the realm of online communication. From "tfw" to "MBN," there's an entire dictionary of digital speech.

So, before you start drafting your next Instagram story or send off that DM, get to know the definition and how to use "yktv."

What does 'yktv' mean?

"YKTV" stands for "you know the vibe." It can be used in different ways depending on the context.

The slang term is often used to show someone is having a good time. It also can be used to express agreement with a statement. Additionally, it can be used to comment on something that is routine, mundane or normal in your day-to-day life.

"YKTV" is similar to "you know how it is" or "you know what's up."

How to use 'yktv'

Here are some examples of how to use "yktv":

  • "What do you have planned later?" "I'm headed to a concert yktv."

  • "Got to wake up early for work tomorrow yktv."

  • "It feels like there's something in the air." "Mercury is in retrograde, yktv."

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