RLY Meaning In Text

“RLY” stands for “really”

What does RLY mean?

It means “really” but usually with some implied sarcasm to the message.

For example, one friend might say, “Yeah, I passed with flying colors!” And the other friend might say, “O RLY! I didn’t expect that to happen, HAHA!”

Abbreviation Meaning Emotion
RLY Really Positive / Affirmation
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No Yes

Examples and other meanings

  • “O RLY! You thought that we wouldn’t be going today, huh!?”
    • Emotion: Silly
    • Intention: Expressing that what the person said is kind of ridiculous
  • “RLY? I feel like they just said they wanted to go!”
    • Emotion: Inquisitive
    • Intention: Having ad