What does ILYK stand for?

I'll let you know

When someone responds to your message with ILYK (I'll let you know), it means they're going to share some information with you at a later time. (Likely, because the information isn't quite ready to share.)

For example, if you ask your best friend Tyler if he can make it to your birthday party, and Tyler doesn't know his upcoming work schedule, he might respond with ILYK. In this case, you may want to reconsider whether Tyler is really your BFF.


ILYK when the higher-ups tell me

Sometimes, ILYK is a way to get someone off your back

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Updated June 17, 2021

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