What is yer short for?


Yer is an abbreviation for "your" or "you're." Yer most likely to encounter it in text or chat messages, but you may also see it used elsewhere. (Though hopefully, not in a formal situation.)

More commonly, people abbreviate "your" and "you're" as ur, because doing so saves them an extra letter. However, it's yer prerogative to use whichever abbreviation you like best.


What did you get yer parents for Christmas?
Yer not gonna believe it; I got them a jet ski

And you should use whichever abbreviation for "your" that you like

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Updated July 10, 2023

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