yk means you know?, a phrase that asks others if they know or understand what you mean. It’s commonly used with another abbreviation—u g? (you got it?)—to indicate that you’re asking someone if they understood you.
The term yk developed in the early 2010s as a general texting or social media abbreviation that every so often people would use. There is no credited origin of the abbreviation.
- yk is an abbreviation for you know?.
- It lets people know that you’re asking them if they know what you are referring to or talking about.
If you’re chatting online or playing an MMO, yk is a way of asking your friends if they know what you mean.
How To Use yk
yk is a slang word that’s generally used by everyone on the internet or digital life. It can be thrown in a text or an online conversation as a way to ask something if they know what you are referring to. Avoid using it in formal conversations.
Yk what i mean?
Dude yk there’s a bug on your back?
Dont yk that there’s a new patch coming out soon?