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A casual farewell phrase uttered to a loved one, especially at the end of a phone call or written message. Sometimes stylized as "love ya" in writing. OK, Mom, I'd better get going. Love you! I'll see you tomorrow, Janet—love ya!
Inf. You are great! (Often insincere.) See ya around, Martin. Let's do lunch! Love ya! Bye-bye. Nice talking to you, babe. Love you!
exclam. You are great! (Almost meaningless patter.) See ya around, Martin. Let’s do lunch! Love ya! Bye-bye.