What does ASL mean on TikTok? Slang revealed!

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TikTok users have created yet another slang word ‘asl’ which is used in plenty of videos across the app, but what does it mean?

There are a few things that users may be referring to when they say ‘asl’, in this article we will explore these different definitions, so keep reading if you want to keep up to date with the latest TikTok slang!

‘As Hell’ meaning

The first definition of asl is ‘as hell’.

Urban Dictionary uses this definition with the example:

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“He didn’t listen to his mom, and now she is mad asl”

For another example, if somebody said ‘I’m tired asl’, they would mean they’re tired as hell.

Twitter users seem to use this meaning of ASL frequently!

Age Sex Location meaning

Urban Dictionary also uses Age, Sex, Location to define asl, with the example:

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“I’m tryna get to know you, lets start with a little ASL”

This definition is used when people are trying to find out more about someone and is usually used in online chat rooms.

This is the meaning of asl the video below is referring to.

American Sign Language meaning

Finally, this meaning is one that is used by many users on TikTok.

#asl on TikTok has 4.2 billion views and is accompanied by videos with information about American Sign Language!

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@avani used the hashtag for her video doing sign language to the popular Billie Eilish- Therefore I Am sound.


still learning but 😈 #signlanguge #asl also pls give me constructive criticism to help better my signing 🙂

♬ Therefore I Am – Billie Eilish

your ASL lesson for the day !! ❤️ #fyp #foryou #asl

♬ I NEED YOU TO – Tobe Nwigwe

However, not all the videos are serious ones. TikTok user @zerotothree created a video of her deaf sister guessing sounds of things such as the toilet flushing, hitting on metal, and slamming down a bbq lid. Check it out below!

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Were you familiar with any of these definitions? Let us know in the comments below!