CIAO

Goodbye (in Italian)

(pronounced: chow)

Online jargon, also known as text message shorthand, used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, and newsgroup postings, these types of abbreviations are also referred to as chat acronyms.

An Italian word, it is not meant to be spelled in ALL CAPS but you often see it that way online. It is used to say "goodbye" affectionately.

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See also : RSVP  
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