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What does ALR mean on Snapchat?

Zoe Kramer May 25, 2023

Snapchat users are big fans of acronyms. It’s easy to see why — few of us enjoy the pains of texting a full sentence word for word. However, in using abbreviations there is always the risk of getting lost in translation. Your few letter of abbreviation could leave the recipient scratching their head trying to parse out the meaning. So, if you’re not sure what ALR means on Snapchat, not to worry. After all, with so many new phrases and abbreviations, it can be hard to keep track of them all. Here is what ALR means, some alternate definitions, and a couple of other phrases that can be useful to know.

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What Does ALR Mean On Snapchat?

ALR usually stands for “Alright” on Snapchat. Many people like to use this abbreviation since it’s a quick and easy way to let someone know you’ve read their message or to affirm what they’ve said. For example, someone might write, “Party starts at 8.” And the recipient might respond, “Alr, see you then.” It can also be used to indicate that you’re doing well. For example, “How are you?” “Alr, how about you?”

Other Meanings Of ALR

ALR can also stand for “Already.” As you might expect, this is used to indicate that something has happened, rather than will be happening in the future. For example, “Are you going for a coffee run?” “I’m alr in line, what would you like?” This can be useful for clarifying timing for plans.

ALR can also stand for “A Little Respect.” This indicates that someone has not acknowledged the respect that someone has earned. For example, “His style is so outdated.” “Hey, show the guy alr, it’s classic.”

ALR can also stand for “A Little Reminder.” This is a way to bring up something you don’t want the recipient to forget about. For example, “Just alr to close the gate when you leave. Thanks!”

Other Snapchat Acronyms To Know

There are quite a few other acronyms you may run into on Snapchat. Here are a few of them and what they mean. ATM stands for at the moment. BRB stands for Be Right Back. ILY stands for I Love You. NRS stands for No Replies, Sorry. SFS stands for Shoutout For Shoutout or Snap For Snap. SMT stands for Send Me That. STE stands for Sent To Everyone. TBH stands for To Be Honest. TBT stands for Throwback Thursday. WR stands for Won’t Reply.

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Zoe Kramer has been writing for GRV Media’s student-centric website Freshered since October 2022 and is now also contributing to HITC. She graduated from Cardiff University in 2022 with a BA in Journalism, Media and English Literature. During her time in university, she worked for her student newspaper as well as completing an internship with a book publisher. She has also written and continues to write book and theatre reviews. She is excited to now be pursuing a career as a journalist and learning something new every day. In particular, she loves writing about student life, books, the Internet, and travel. Originally from the United States, she is enjoying living abroad in the UK.