What does AYS stand for in chat and text messages?

Are you serious?

Frustrated and/or surprised people use AYS to mean "are you serious." This acronym is another way of asking "Rly? Srsly?"

You're most likely to receive AYS while chatting or texting with a friend or family member, after you've told them something they can't quite believe. If the message you sent was truly serious, you can respond to AYS with srs, IDS, 4rl, or frealz.


I just heard that Tim is going out with Megan now
Dead serious bro

A man who is about to send AYS

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Updated May 24, 2023

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