Disney Abbreviations


7DMT – Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (aka SDMT)

AA – Audio-Animatronics [The *robot* characters in the attractions.]

ADR – Advance Dining Reservation

AK – Disney’s Animal Kingdom

AKL – Animal Kingdom Lodge

AKV – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas [a DVC Resort]

AoA – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

AP – Annual Pass

B&C – Beaches & Cream at the Beach Club

BB – Blizzard Beach water park

BC – Beach Club Resort

BCV – Beach Club Villas [a DVC Resort]

BLT– Disney’s Bay Lake Towers at the Contemporary [a DVC Resort]

BOG – Be Our Guest Restaurant (Magic Kingdom)

BTM – Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

BTMR – Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

BW – Disney’s BoardWalk

CBR – Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

CM – Cast Member [An employee of the Walt Disney Company]

CP – Crystal Palace

CR – Disney’s Contemporary Resort

CSR – Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

DAK – Disney’s Animal Kingdom

DAKL – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

DCA – Disney California Adventure

DCL – Disney Cruise Line

DHS – Disney’s Hollywood Studios (formerly Disney-MGM Studios)

DL – Disneyland

DS – Disney Springs

DVC – Disney Vacation Club

EP– Epcot

ECV – Electric Convenience Vehicle (electric wheelchair/scooter)

EMH – Extra Magic Hours

EMM – Early Morning Magic

F&G – Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

F&W – Epcot Food & Wine Festival

FARTS– Festival of the Arts (Epcot)

FW – Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground

GF – Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

HH – Disney’s Hilton Head Resort [a DVC Resort] sometimes seen as HHR

HM – Hidden Mickey

HS – Disney’s Hollywood Studios

JC – Jungle Cruise

LL- Lightning Lane

M&G – Meet and Greet

MB – Magic Bands

MB2 – Magic Bands version 2

MDE – My Disney Experience (mobile app)

MK – Magic Kingdom

MM – Memory Maker

MNSSHP – Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

MVMCP – Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

MYW – Magic Your Way tickets and/or packages

OKW – Disney’s Old Key West Vacation Club Resort

PoC – Pirates of the Caribbean

POFQ – Port Orleans French Quarter

Poly – Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

POP – Pop Century Resort

PotC – Pirates of the Caribbean

QS – quick service

RnRC – Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

SSE – Spaceship Earth

SSR – Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort [a DVC Resort]

ToT – “The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror”

TS – Table Service meal

TT – Test Track

TTA – Tomorrowland Transit Authority

TTC – Transportation and Ticket Center

V&A – Victoria & Albert’s

WDTC – Walt Disney Travel Company [handling Dining and Resort reservations]

WDW – Walt Disney World Resort

WL – Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort

Y&B – Disney’s Yacht Club Resort and Disney’s Beach Club Resort

YC – Disney’s Yacht Club Resort



AFAIK – As far as I know

AYR – As you recall

BTW – By The Way

FWIW – For what it’s worth

GMTA – Great minds think alike

IIRC – If I recall correctly

IME – In my experience

IMHO – In my humble opinion

IYKWIM – If you know what I mean

J/K – Just kidding

JMHO – Just my humble opinion

LOL – Laugh Out Loud

OT – Off topic

OTOH – On the Other Hand

ROFL – rolling on floor laughing

ROFLMAO – rolling on floor laughing my *butt* off

TIA – Thanks in advance

TMI – Too much information

TTFN – Ta Ta For Now

TTYL – Talk To You Later

YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary (means that no two people experience the same thing in exactly the same way, just a caution placed on some descriptions of places, events, food, merchandise, consumer habits, practices, etc.)


BF – Boyfriend

BIL – Brother-in-law

DBF – Dear/Disney/Darling Boyfriend

DBIL – Dear/Disney/Darling Brother-in-law

DD – Dear/Disney/Darling Daughter

DF – Dear/Disney/Darling Fiance

DFIL – Dear/Disney/Darling Father-in-law

DGF – Dear/Disney/Darling Girlfriend

DGF – Dear/Disney/Darling Grandfather

DGM – Dear/Disney/Darling Grandmother

DH – Dear/Disney/Darling Husband

DMIL – Dear/Disney/Darling Mother-in-law

DS – Dear/Disney/Darling Son

DSIL – Dear/Disney/Darling Sister-in-law

DW – Dear/Disney/Darling Wife

D/?/4 – Dear/Disney/Darling relative and their age (used for kids)

FIL – Father-in-law

GF – Girlfriend

GF – Grandfather

GM – Grandmother

MIL – Mother-in-law

SIL – Sister-in-law

SO – Significant Other