A way to shorten the phrase "later, gator" ("see you later, alligator"), with "8" representing the "ate" sound in both words. Typically used in text or online messages. A: "OK, I have to get back to work, talk to you tonight." B: "l8r g8r" Can't w8 4 our date, l8r g8r!
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