What is luv short for?


Luv is the phonetic spelling of love, which shortens the amount of typing by 25%. People often use it when referring to a person they love or to the act of loving someone.

Luv is a common abbreviation you'll see online (on social media and in messages) and in texts. You will also see it used in person, especially in handwritten notes.

For example, your friend my post on Instagram, "Happy birthday, my luv!" Or, you might text your bf, "I luv u so much. I can't wait for you to get home!"


I luv it when you tell me your funny stories!
I'll keep them coming then. ;-)
Some luv for Mercedes
Some luv for Mercedes

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Updated October 31, 2022

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