IHY Meaning In Text

“IHY” stands for “I hate you.”

What does IHY mean?

Someone might say “IHY” when they want to say “I hate you.” It’s usually en expression of anger or frustration. Most likely, the person doesn’t actually hate you. And in some cases, they might even say “IHY” as a way of being playful.

For example, if they’re being playful, it would be in response to a message that was funny. Saying, “OMG, that’s so funny. IHY!”

Abbreviation Meaning Emotion
IHY I hate you Anger / Frustration / Silly
Safe for work Safe for children
No No
Snapchat meaning Instagram meaning
I hate you I hate you
Year it began trending Primary community
2018 Text messaging and social media

Examples and other meanings

  • Don’t talk to me! IHY!”
    • Emotion: Anger
    • Intention: In a text like this someone would be using “IHY” to say, “I hate you.” It’s an expression of frustration, usually.
  • “You caught me, lol, ihy!”
    • Emotion: Silly
    • Intention: If the person was caught doing something silly. The other person might express themselves and say “IHY” as a way of saying “Oh stop it!”

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