<3 has been so overused it doesn't even mean what it looks like anymore. People use it when they want to show someone they are happy with them. When you do something for someone and they just give you a <3 it doesn't mean much.
SkAtErChIkC: OMG I <3 YOU THANKIEEEEEES
somedude2: lol...
by Wolfin_ May 12, 2006
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Typed to make someone smile and show them that you care about them.
<3 You mean a lot to me
by thisheartmeansicare January 10, 2016
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NUTSACK!!! (view sideways... no the other way)
"Bye guys, I love you <3"<---NUTSACK
by whackkk12312312 August 18, 2008
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1. Usually used to express "love", or just "luv". It's usually less important than an actual "I love you", more like something you say at the end of an IM conversation to someone you don't necessarily "love". PS: the more 3's you add, the more you "love" the person.

2. I find that it also looks like a mouth to the side, like a kiss, the "3" being the lips. PS: the more 3's you add, the more kisses you're giving.

3. In other uses, one can also say that it means "less than three" or "smaller than three" but that is more mathematical.
1. I <3 you
2. Byee! <33
3. 2<3 (2 is smaller than three)
by Tinii-xx April 10, 2007
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An ice cream cone with two scoops on top. Text version.
"I'm hungry for <3 when I'm entering bogus definitions into UrbanDictionary"
by HænZe November 19, 2007
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A symbol used in place of the word "heart". Mostly used by pathetic scenesters. Only use this if you're willing to be laughed at and made fun of.

The symbol has inspired other equally pathetic phrases such as "less than three" and "<three", which have been invented by lame emo/indie/pop punk fans and scenesters. In the end, "<3", "less than three", and "<three" all mean the same thing.
by Vic November 22, 2003
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