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IRL meaning| Text and Slang Examples

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“IRL” means “In real life”

What does IRL mean?

The slang term, “IRL” means “In real life.” It’s when someone wants to meet someone they’ve been texting one-on-one with their naked eyes.

This is very common on social platforms like Twitter and Reddit where we text and have conversations with people we have never seen before.

Examples and other meanings of IRL

  • You’re gorgeous. I wanna see you IRL
    • Emotion: Happy
    • Intention: In this example, the person is yearning to see someone.
  • Can I see you IRL?
    • Emotion: Questions
    • Intention: In this context, the person wants to be sure of whom they are talking to.

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