FRL Meaning In Text

“FRL” stands for “For Real.” It’s similar to FR.

What does FRL mean?

Someone might say “FRL” when they are inferring “For Real.” Most commonly, this is used a type of reaction to something that was said or done in a text message thread. For example, if a friend is reacting to something shocking, they would say, “FRL!?”

Abbreviation Meaning Emotion
FRL For Real Shocked
Safe for work Safe for children
Yes Yes
Snapchat meaning Instagram meaning
For Real For Real
Year it began trending Primary community
2022 Social media and text messaging

Examples and other meanings

  • “Are you serious!? FRL!?”
    • Emotion: Shocked
    • Intention: The person in this response is acting shocked. Typically, this would be a response to a message that they sent.
  • “Um, FRL! You gotta be kidding me.”
    • Emotion: Confused
    • Intention: In this example, someone might say “FRL” when they are inferring that they are confused or slightly embarrassed by the message that was sent.

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