Not Gonna Lie
Indicating you are admitting something that may be considered strange
Could be deemed the equivalent of 'just saying' or 'no offence' in the sense that it makes your statement more valid/less offensive
Dan Howell's tired face is really hot okay ngl
by phantisocial September 27, 2015
not gonna lie. A pre-sentence or post-sentence addition that assures the recipient that you are indeed not lying.
Ngl, dude your breath is harsh.

The back of your head is ridiculous, ngl.
by thejson August 28, 2010
NGL is an abbreviation for “not gonna lie.” It's usually used at the beginning of a sentence to indicate honesty or vulnerability. ... It could be used to insult someone, to share your honest opinion, or to open up your emotions. In most situations, NGL is simply used to share your opinion.
e.g; Wow that was cool ngl.
by TheShyGuy's Dictionary June 16, 2021
Jim: ngl, I cried during the season finale

John: its okay man, i borderline balled
by SAM-SEI July 14, 2019
Not Gonna Lie.

Term used like "im not even kidding" and "no joke"
Jen's ex-boyfriend is such a fag. Ngl.

Bob: At the next school dance we should start a mosh pit
Joe: That would be amazing, ngl.
by iEmoUchiha April 5, 2009
Denotes: No, Gay Lord
Can be used as an insult
by dougmomento December 27, 2021