What does Y2K mean in messages?

You're too kind

People may send "Y2K" in a message online or text to say "thank you" for a kind gesture. The acronym stands for "you're too kind," with the 2 representing "too."

An example of when you might receive Y2K is when your friend texts you their thanks to you for helping them study. Or, a co-worker may message you "Y2K when you wish them a happy birthday.

Most people do not send Y2K because many people confuse it with the abbreviation for "Year 2000." Instead, they typically send thx, TY, tnx, or thnq.


Did you receive the gift card?
Yes, I did, y2k!
Aww, shucks, Y2K
Aww, shucks, Y2K

Related Slang


Updated June 13, 2022

Y2K definition by Slang.net

This page explains what the acronym "Y2K" means. The definition, example, and related terms listed above have been written and compiled by the Slang.net team.

We are constantly updating our database with new slang terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. If you would like to suggest a term or an update to an existing one, please let us know!