What does LAM stand for?

Leave a message

In away and OOO messages, LAM stands for "leave a message." This acronym is most often used in online chat to let friends know you're AFK at the moment.

If someone asks you to LAM, and you want that person to respond to you ASAP, you should include one of the following "hit me back" acronyms in your message:


Hey, u there?
<Away Message>: AFK for a while, LAM and I'll get back to you

A starfish who wants you to LAM

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Updated February 23, 2021

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