What does TTY stand for?

Talk to you

Someone who sends you TTY wants to "talk to you." You may receive this acronym in chat or text messages, when someone wants to call you or have an extended chat conversation.

You may also receive TTY as part of sign-offs, when the person you're chatting with hopes to TTYL. Typically, when someone uses TTY in this way, they pair it with a time at which they intend to talk to you, such as 2morrow or 2nite.


Thx 4 chatting, tty 2morrow!

A man who wants to TTY

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Updated September 26, 2022

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