A person{s} attempt at looking cool, or to save time by shortening words. Chatspeak is also used by people that have no idea how to spell in an attempt to communicate on the internet. People who use chatspeak rarely capitalize or use a period, they are extremely annoying to people that know how to spell, and generally only make friends or have conversations with other people that use chatspeak.

See annoying, retarded, stupid, irritating.
Chatspeak example:
Two, to, too - 2
For, thereFORe - 4
You - u
Are - r
Boy - boi
Skater - sk8er
What - wot
The - da
by Kaidoe August 19, 2008
28 more definitions
10 Words related to chatspeak
Top Definition
A disgrace to the English language.
omg wtf r u tinking gothz pwn punkz!!/1oneone
by Shadow June 06, 2004
Hell on the internet.

A disgrace to grammar.

See annoying.
Person 1: omg ur meen u duma$$ lol

Person 2: And you're stupid. :)

Person 1: lol dnt b dum im betr dan u

Person 2: -lets out a long, drawn-out sigh- I hate chatspeak.

by Bleak September 13, 2005
Chatspeak, aka netspeak. This is a form of speech in which one shortens words and replaces the letter "s" with the letter "z" in an effort to save time and look cool. Chatspeakers also rarely use capitalization or correct punctuation.

Chatspeakers are generally looked down on by people who can actually spell and who have enough self-respect to type out a real sentence.

Chatspeak can never be considered 'literate.'

Boys- Boiz
Girls- girlz, grlz, grrlz, gurlz
Mate- m8
Skater- sk8er
You- u
Are- r
Tonight- 2nite
Because- Bcuz

Et cetera.
hi im a grrl how r u??? ok so dont talk 2 me i dont care!!!
by truthfulone November 28, 2003
...Well, it's not English, I can tell ya that.
12jhsefwe ghewkhtjk? OMFG ROFL dslfh7 hska--9 hasfjh fsjlsehr!!!

-brb <3
by Tianto November 24, 2004
When people think it's cool to shorten words when they type things on IM, message boards, etc. Newsflash: It's not cool. Don't do it. Instead of just saying "I'm an idiot!" you can just type in chatspeak and it will basically mean the same thing.
lyke omgwtfbbq typing wit corect speling is overrated LoL!!1
by Psycho Hobo September 02, 2004
Also known as webspeak, chatspeak is basically an illiterate way of typing, and a way to massacre a language. Shortening words (such as you to u), insisting on ignoring captials, making words numbers, (such as 2 or 4) and not using endmarks are all parts of chatspeak. For most people it annoys them shitless, but certain people insist.
Dis is a ex of chatspek 4 u lol. i cant speel 4 mi lyf n im on aim 247. go figur.
by x) May 29, 2005
The shortening of words and adding of numbers, usually used on an instant messenger service, that makes you look incredibly stupid. Usually makes no sense, and is hard to decipher. Rarely paired with correct spelling and punctuation. Also known as idiotspeak.
yo r u goin down 2 the club 2day
by Eponine March 23, 2004

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