What Does LFG Mean?

The abbreviation LFG means “Looking for Group” (a gaming term) or “Let’s F*cking Go.” Here is a little more information about each of these definitions of LFG. (Examples of use can also be found below.)

“Looking for Group.” LFG is widely used in gaming related chat forums and other online communities with the meaning “Looking for Group,” to indicate that a user or subscriber is seeking to join an already established group. In this context, the phrase “Looking for Group” has been adopted as the title of a fantasy-themed Canadian webcomic, published at

Note: LFG should not be confused with LFM (“Looking For Member”), which indicates that an established group is looking for someone else to participate in their community.

“Let’s F*cking Go.” LFG is also used in text messaging with the meaning “Let’s F*cking Go.” In this context, LFG probably indicates impatience or enthusiasm on the part of the sender to start doing something.

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of LFG

“Looking for Group” is the most common definition for LFG on gaming apps, such as Discord and TeamSpeak, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Definition:Looking for Group
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition of LFG

“Let’s F*cking Go” is another common definition for LFG.

Definition:Let’s F*cking Go
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of LFG in Sentences

Here are examples of LFG being used in conversations:

  • Tom: Did you find anyone online to play with?
  • Claire: No. I’m still LFG.
  • Sue: Are you ready yet?!
  • Rich: Nearly!
  • Sue: We’re going to be late. LFG!

An Academic Look at LFG

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., “Ell Eff Gee”), LFG is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Use To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have just said “Let’s F*cking Go” instead of using the abbreviation LFG.

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