Navigation


irl

adverb; acronym
Short for In Real Life, though it can be pronounced similarly to ‘earl.’ Used on the Internet, when describing things that are happening outside of cyberspace.
 
“I play an adventuring elf online, but irl, I’m an accountant.”
Etymology : An acronym for the phrase “In Real Life.”
Source : “I seriously just lol’d irl. It hurts to breathe!” (LiveJournal comment, 21 June 2005)
Last modified: 8 December 2010


Navigation

# $ & ( + - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 @
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [ a ab c e f g u v




Options