Second Year Law.

The infamous hardest year of legal studies involving intense legal training. SYL is formed of four full year papers in Criminal, Contract, Property and Public law. Commonly referred to as 'the worst year of your life'.

It's also infamous for the SYL Law Camp class bonding trip and other activities throughout the year involving excessive drinking, nudity and humiliation.
'What're you doing this year?'


'Omg that's killer!'

'Do you SYL?'

'Why didn't I just choose Accounting? :'('
by pear123456 July 4, 2012
It's used as a "nickname" for newbies in the Norvegian Military, or organizations like Red Cross.
It's the contrary for "vet", which is short for "veteran"
"Dude, one year in Red Cross? U'r a syl.
I've been going strong for 8, compared to you, I'm a vet.
by Elliken April 14, 2010
Strapping Young Lad

A synonym for an extremely attractive guy.
Hey look! There's a whole pack of SYLs over there!
by Sphinctor August 11, 2007
John: I’m having a really bad day.
Epiphany: syl
by K68 December 16, 2018
I was at work the other day and Megan emailed me "SYL" when she was leaving. Boy did I get the best blow job later that night.
by Randy Shitt September 22, 2011
A text word for 'see ya later'.
A: Hey, i'm gonna go to the pub, SYL.
B: SYL, as I will go to the strip club.
C: SYL guys, 'cause I gotta go take a piss.
by aversatilefella August 2, 2013
Person 2:Can't talk right now Syl
by MicMacPatyWac February 6, 2017