What does GLHF mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

GLHF Meaning

GLHF stands for Good luck, have fun.

GLHF is an internet slang initialism that is an online gaming salutation.

The MMGuardian Phone

A choice of Samsung phones with MMGuardian built-in, from $119

How is GLHF used? Use Cases & Examples

This internet slang expression promotes good sportsmanship at the beginning of an online multi-player match.Though used most often in gaming contexts, it can be used in general life, especially in a sarcastic manner if the event in question will definitely not be fun.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term GLHF:

-Are we ready?
-hell yeah glhf

-Let the game begin! GLHF

-This is my first time playing Valorant.

-We got called to the principal’s office yikes
-GLHF hope you’re not in trouble

How to Identify if your child is using the GLHF slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term GLHF is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the GLHF slang word

Sportsmanship is just as important in esports as in traditional sports. Good sportsmanship emphasizes teamwork, promotes fair play, teaches self-control and how to win and lose graciously. If you notice your kid using gaming slang such as GLHF, he/she is already practicing the positive behavior associated with good sportsmanship.

Here are some prompts for talking with your teen about sportsmanship:

  • If a player launches a game with the slang term GLHF, what perception does it give you of that player?
  • Do you find that good sportsmanship is more common or more rare in esports as compared to traditional sports?
  • What are other terms that show good sportsmanship in online games?
  • In official competitions can the players get technical fouls for bad behavior like in basketball?

The 7 Most Dangerous Smartphone Digital Threats

This free e-book explains the dangers that parents should be aware of, and how to safeguard their children.

(Please note that this e-book is currently only available in English)

Get Your Copy