Definition & Meaning of "IRL"

What does irl mean? View the definition of irl and all related slang terms containing irl below:

irl :
in real life

Usage of IRL

The abbreviation IRL (in real life) is commonly used in online communication to distinguish between interactions that take place in person versus those that occur online. It is often used when referring to meeting someone face-to-face after only communicating with them online or when contrasting online behavior with offline behavior. For example, someone might say "I finally met my online friend IRL!" or "He seems really confident online, but I wonder if he's the same way IRL."

Examples of IRL used in texting:
1. "Can't wait to see you IRL this weekend! 😊"
2. "I know we've only talked in the chat, but I feel like we have a real connection IRL too ❤️"
3. "I always get nervous speaking in front of people IRL, but I'm a lot more confident online 😅"

Slang Terms & Acronyms containing "irl"

dirl :
Die in real life
ilotibinlirl :
I'm laughing on the internet, but I'm not laughing in real life
irl :
in real life
irly :
I really love you
lirl :
laughing in real life
Lmhoirl :
Laughing My Head Off In Real Life
lmirl :
Let's meet in real life
mirl :
meet in real life
mwsmirl :
maybe we should meet in real life
pirlos :
parent in room looking over shoulder
wysitwirl :
what you see is totally worthless in real life

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