Dictionary of Terms and Slang

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This player-created dictionary is comprised of common, and some uncommon, terms that you might see other players use while playing. Some terms are specific to FFXIV, while others are simply common MMO terms. Many of the terms here are slang and are not endorsed or used by Square Enix in the game.

Key

  • (n.) - noun
  • (v.) - verb
  • (adv.) - adverb
  • (adj.) - adjective
  • (acr.) - acronym
  • (abrv.) - abbreviation
  • (phrasal v.) - phrasal verb

Symbols

A symbol usually typed after a word to indicate that a misspelling or mistyping of some kind occurred, and the corrected version is the version followed by the * symbol. Example: "Helo all" would likely be followed by "Hello* all"
1) A symbol that is commonly used as a reply. Sometimes meaning "yes" or "Confirmed" when used to answer a question. Example: "Is everyone ready?" And each player replies with "/". This is a representation of the person raising their hand, reminiscent of elementary school roll calls.
2) When used as the first character in your text input area, denotes that the word following is a Text Command. Text commands are used for all kinds of functions, such as sending tell messages or changing settings.

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A

A1-12 
(abrv.) Alexander (Raid). The number depicts which instance. Can be followed by an S, in which case, it's the Savage version of the instance. e.g. A9S = Alexander - The Eyes of the Creator (Savage).
ACC 
(abrv.) (n.) Accuracy.
ACN 
(abrv.) (n.) Arcanist.
Adder 
(abrv.) (n.) The Order of the Twin Adder
Adds 
(n.) Secondary monsters that spawn in boss fights
Aetheryte, Aether 
(n.) Crystalline devices that appear throughout the world of Hydaelyn, used for instantaneous, long-distance travel. See Aetheryte.
AFAIK 
(acr.) (phrase) As Far As I Know
AFK 
(acr.) (phrase) Away From Keyboard
Aggressive 
(adj.) A term used to describe the behavior of a monster which will attack upon sensing a player character who enters its area of detection. This behavior is noted on the wiki pages of monsters which have it.
Aggro 
(v.) To attack a target immediately upon sensing it. Usually reserved for monsters attacking players. Derived from "aggression." "Be careful, those things aggro to sound."
(n.) A target which has begun attacking without having been deliberately provoked. "Got an aggro incoming."
AK 
(acr.) (n.) Short for Amdapor Keep.
AKH, AKHM 
(acr.) (n.) Short for Amdapor Keep (Hard)
ALC 
(abrv.) (n.) Alchemist
Alex 
(n.) Alexander (Raid)
Aldenard 
(n.) A continent in the region of Eorzea. See Aldenard.
Alt 
(abrv.) (n.) An alternate character.
AOE 
(acr.) (phrase) Area Of Effect. The area in which a spell or ability will have an effect on a player or mob.
AP 
(acr.) (n.) Attribute Points. AP are gained as you level, and are used to increase Strength, Dexterity, Vitality, Intelligence, Mind, and Piety.
ARC
(abrv.) (n.) Archer
AST
(abrv.) (n.) Commonly accepted abbreviation of Astrologian
ARM
(abrv.) (n.) Armorer
Armoury 
(n.) The system behind which an adventurer can switch between their active skills, thereby customizing their style of play. See Armoury.
ARR 
(abrv.) (n.) A Realm Reborn
ATK 
(abrv.) (n.) Attack. See Determination.
ATM 
(acr.) (phrase) At The Moment
Au Ra 
(n.) A playable race added in Heavensward. See Au Ra.
AV 
(acr.) (n.) Aurum Vale

B

B4B 
(acr.) Blood for Blood, a damage increasing ability.
Baby 
(adj.) The normal mode difficulty of a fight. (Baby Ifrit)
Bird 
(n.) Chocobo
BL 
(acr.) (n.) Brayflox's Longstop
BLH, BLHM 
(Acr.) (n.) Brayflox's Longstop (Hard)
BList 
(abrv.) (n.) Blacklist
BLM 
(abrv.) (n.) Black Mage
Bot 
(n.) Refers to the use of a third party tool to perform an action over and over again, usually without real human control. The use of any bot is a violation of Square-Enix's Terms of Service. Example: Fish bots, skill-up bots.
BRB 
(acr.) (phrase) Be Right Back
BRD 
(acr.) (n.) Bard
BRT 
(acr.) (phrase) Be Right There
BSM 
(abrv.) (n.) Blacksmith
BTN 
(acr.) (n.) Botanist
BTW 
(acr.) (phrase) By The Way
Buff 
(n.) A temporary enhancement to a target (player, monster, equipment, etc.). Typically cast as a spell or the effect of consuming food (it has a shape of a shield with the point facing upward).
(v.) To cast a buff spell.
Buff Up 
(phrasal v.) To cast and cause the various buffs available, typically in a group.
Burn 
(v.) To focus on dealing as much damage as possible in a small time frame.

C

Camp 
(n.) A location with an aetheryte and other amenities.
Camping 
(v.) Staying in one general area killing enemies. Most often used when hunting a Notorious Monster-(NM). See Farm.
Carby 
(n.) Carbuncle
CC 
(1)(acr.) (n.) Cutter's Cry
(2)(acr.) (v.) Crowd Control. The act of one member of a team monopolizing the attention of one or more opponent, in an effort to even the odds of an out numbered fight. Often achieved by use of kiting techniques combined with movement impairing effects/stuns and the holding of Enmity.
CD 
(n.) Cooldown. An ability off of the Global Cooldown, often instant-use, that has its own recast timer.
CE 
(acr.) (n.) Collector's Edition. A special retail version that comes with special items.
Char 
(abrv.) (n.) Character
Cleave
(n.) Any attack that hits within the frontal cone of a monster.
CM 
(acr.) (n.) Copperbell Mines or Castrum Meridianum
CMH, CMHM 
(acr.) (n.) Copperbell Mines (Hard)
CNJ 
(abrv.) (n.) Conjurer
Coil 
(n.) The Binding Coil of Bahamut The Second Coil of Bahamut and The Final Coil of Bahamut
CRP 
(abrv.) (n.) Carpenter
CT 
(acr.) (n.) Crystal Tower
CUL 
(abrv.) (n.) Culinarian
Curebuncle
(n.) Emerald Carbuncle
Chicken 
(n.) A slang term for a chocobo.
Choco (less commonly: Chobo or Chobi) 
(abrv.) Chocobo
Class 
(n.) The base term for the weapon you equip (Lancer, Carpenter, Botanist, etc.)
Crafter 
(n.) One of the four main categories of expertise, which is further broken down into classes.
CS 
(acr.) (n.) Cutscene. A segment of video that tells a story; happens when on a quest or mission.

D

D2D 
(acr.) (n.) Direct 2 Drive a Digital Download Service. see Digital Download
DoT Damage Over Time 
(acr.) used to describe abilities that place a damaging effect on the enemy.
(DoH) Disciples of the Hand 
(acr.) (phrase) One of four disciplines that includes the following classes: Carpenter, Blacksmith, Armorer, Goldsmith, Tanner, Weaver, Alchemist, and Culinarian
(DoL) Disciples of the Land 
(acr.) (phrase) One of four disciplines that includes the following classes: Fisher, Botanist, and Miner.
(DoM) Disciples of Magic 
(acr.) (phrase) One of four disciplines that includes the following classes: Thaumaturge, Conjurer, and Arcanist and their respective jobs.
(DoW) Disciples of War 
(acr.) (phrase) One of four disciplines that includes the following classes: Gladiator, Marauder, Pugilist, Archer and Lancer and their respective jobs.
DD 
(1) (n.) Damage Dealer refers specifically (but not exclusively) to melee damage dealers or physical damage dealers. "We have a tank and two healers, we need some DD."
(2) (acr.) (n.) Dzemael Darkhold, a lvl 44 dungeon
D/C 
(acr.) (v.) Disconnect. To lose your connection, usually involuntarily.
DE 
(abrv.) Deutsch The German word for German.
Debuff 
(n.) A temporary enfeeblement to a target (player, monster, equipment, etc.). Typically cast as a spell.
(v.) To cast a debuff spell. Note that "To debuff" is not the same as removing buffs.
DF 
(acr.) (n.) Duty Finder
DEF 
(abrv.) (n.) Defense. See Physical Defense.
DEX 
(abrv.) (n.) Dexterity. See Dexterity
Digital Download 
(n.) A legal way to purchase and download software from a digital vendor like Steam or Direct 2 Drive. They allow the user to legally circumvent traditional Software purchases from a retail store. The upside is you get the software sooner, the downside is it comes with no printed media, disks, or other physical manifestations of the purchase.
DH 
(acr.) (n.) Dzemael Darkhold
Ding 
(v.) slang for gaining a level. Originated from the MMO "Everquest", where the act of leveling is accompanied by a loud 'ding!' noise.
DPS 
(abrv.) (n.) Damage Per Second
(n.) A damage dealer.
(n.) The damage dealt by a weapon over time.
DRG 
(abrv.) (n.) Dragoon
DRK 
(abrv.) (n.) Dark Knight
Drop 
(n.) treasure that is gained by killing a monster.
(v.) the act of intentionally disbanding from a party.
(v.) to throw away or dispose of an item from inventory.
Duo
(v.) To have a party of two players.

E

Egi 
(n.) A Summoner's pet.
eHP 
(abrv.)(n.) Effective Health Pool. The sum of your HP and damage reduction values.
Elezen 
(n.) One of the playable races found in FFXIV. See Elezen.
Emote 
(n.) Gestures that can be made to express emotion, sometimes accompanied by an in-game character movement. e.g. /bow.
EN 
(abrv.) (n.) English-speaking player. See NA
Endgame 
(n.) Activities done by high level players.
Enmity 
(n.) Also referred to as Hate, and occasionally Threat, the amount of focus the mob has on the player. See. Enmity.
Eorzea 
(n.) A region in the world of Hydaelyn, which is comprised of the continent of Aldenard and its surrounding islands. See Eorzea.
ETA 
(abrv.) Estimated Time of Arrival. Used to let others know how long until you reach a specified location. Example: "How long until you reach camp?" "ETA: 10 mins."
EU 
(abrv.) (n.) European Union, Used to refer to players from that region.

F

Farm 
(v.) the process of repeatedly killing mobs to get specific drops, usually in order to sell them to get money.
FFXI 
(acr.) (n.) Final Fantasy XI
FFXIV 
(acr.) (n.) Final Fantasy XIV
Fish 
(v.) The Japanese term for the act of luring the mob back to a party. See Pull
(n. Fisher) a party member whose role is to lure monsters back to the party.
Flank 
(n.) The left and/or right side(s) of a target, for attacks with positional bonuses.
Flame 
The Immortal Flames
Force D/C
(v.) to intentionally disconnect from an online game by means other than logging out; often done without warning.
FR 
(abrv.) French
Fraps 
(n.) A third party software program used to take screen and video captures in full-screen mode programs.
(v.) To record a movie or video, most often using the Fraps software.
FSH 
(abrv.) (n.) Fisher
FTW/FTL 
(acr.) (phrase) For the Win. FTL refers to the opposite, For the Loss/Lose. Both acronyms can be changed to FTFW/FTFL or FTMFW/FTMFL (which include expletives) to show more flavor. They are used in context to indicate support or disdain (respectively) in the same way "Hurray!" or "That sucks!" are used. "Carbuncle FTW!"
FWIW 
(acr.) (phrase) "For What It's Worth", used to indicate that the following information is from the user's experience or opinion and may not be relevant to the current topic.

G

Game Master (GM) 
(n.) GM's assist players with issues that arise in the game that are beyond the players control. These include things like becoming stuck in the geometry, and dealing with harassment and abuse claims against other players.
Gatherer 
(n.) One of the four main categories of expertise, which is further broken down into classes.
GG 
(acr.) (phrase) "Good Game"
Gil (g) 
(n.) The standard Currency unit in FFXIV, as it is in most Final Fantasy games. See Gil.
Gilseller 
(n.) A person that plays to earn gil in order to sell for real money. These people are often hated and looked down upon, as their actions are against the Terms of Service and cause grief for legitimate players.
GH
(abrv.) (n.) Guildhest
GJ
(acr.) (phrase) "Good Job," frequently seen as "gj everyone" after a group effort.
GL 
(abrv.) (n.) Guildleve
(abrv.) (phrase) Good Luck
(abrv.) (n.) Greased Lightning, an important buff for monks.
GLA 
(abrv.) (n.) Gladiator
Global Cool Down (GCD) 
(n.) The affect of using an action that renders other actions unusable until the casting timer for the selected action becomes 0.
GN 
(acr.) (phrase) Good Night
Grats 
(abrv.) (phrase) Congratulations.
GSM 
(abrv.) (n.) Goldsmith
Gridania 
(n.) (Or "Grid") A city-state in the region of Eorzea. See Gridania.
Group 
(n.) See Party
GTG (synonym - G2G) 
(acr.) (v.) Got To Go. "Sorry guys, I GTG. Thanks for the PT though."
Guildleves 
(n.) FFXIV's adventuring system. See Guildleves.

H

Hal 
(abrv.) (n.) Halatali
Hate 
(n.) Also referred to as Enmity, the amount of focus the mob has on the player.
HH, HHM 
(abrv.) (n.) Halatali (Hard)
HM 
(abrv.) (n. and a.) Haukke Manor. Could also refer to 'Hard Mode' (the Hard versions of Dungeons/Trials.)
HP 
(acr.) (n.) Hit Points. A numeric representation of a character's life.
Hunting 
(v.) The act of finding monsters in a party and killing them for experience points, and/or skill points.
Hydaelyn 
(n.) The world that FFXIV takes place in. See Hydaelyn.
Hyur 
(n.) One of the playable races found in FFXIV. See Hyur.

I

IDK 
(acr.) (phrase) I Don't Know
IIRC 
(acr.) (phrase) If I Remember Correctly or If I Recall Correctly. "There was a gob that spawned here, IIRC."
IG 
(acr.) (phrase) In Game
IKR 
(acr.) (phrase) I Know, Right?
IMHO / IMO 
(acr.) (phrase) In My Honest Opinion and In My Opinion
iLevel / iLvl 
(abrv.) (n.) Item Level
Imperial 
(adj.) Relating to the Garlean Empire.
(n.) : A Garlean soldier.
Incoming (INC) 
(phrase) A warning that a monster, whether pulled or not, is about to join the fray.
INT 
(abrv.) (n.) Intelligence. See Intelligence.
Invite (inv) 
(n.) A request for an adventurer to join a party.
(v.) the act of sending an invite.
IRL 
(acr.) (phrase) In Real Life

J

JK 
(acr.) (phrase) Just Kidding
Job 
(n.) The advanced version of a class (Dragoon, Black Mage, etc)
JP 
(acr.) (n.) Japan Region used to refer to Japanese Players, or just Japanese. (Do NOT use "jap", as this is considered offensive).

K

(acr.) 1) Kilo, used to indicate thousands of something, usually gil or experience points.
(acr.) 2) Short for 'OK'.
Kiting 
(v.) Causing an enemy who has enmity on you to chase you in a specific area.
K.O. 
(acr.) Knocked Out. To be defeated in combat.

L

Lag 
(n.) refers to slower internet (and thereby game) speed due to high server usage (a lot of people on at one time).
(v.) the state of being affected by lag.
Lalafell, Lala 
(n.) One of the playable races found in FFXIV. See Lalafell.
LB 
(abrv.) Limit Break
(LFG/LFP/LFM) 
(acr.) (v.) Looking for Group / Looking for Party / Looking for Members (or, Looking for More.)
Legacy 
(adj.) Existing from the original release of the game.
LotA 
(acr.) (n.) Labyrinth of the Ancients
Leve 
(abrv.) An abbreviation for Levequest. See Levequests.
Levequest 
(n.) A quest obtainable from your local Adventuring Guild. See Levequests.
Limsa Lominsa 
(n.) (Also Limsa) A city-state that lies on the southern coast of Vylbrand.
LNC 
(abrv.) (n.) Lancer
LOL 
(acr.) (v.) Laughing Out Loud. "That level 30 just attacked Serket?? LOL!"
(adj.) Derogatory: used as a prefix to a job abbreviation to imply that a job is laughably weak. "Lancer? More like LOLANCER"
LoS 
(acr.) (phrase) Line of Sight. Referring to the ability to see a target. Many spells and abilities require line of sight to use.
Lodestone 
(n.) Square Enix site created for FFXIV. See Official Site
LTW 
(abrv.) (n.) Leatherworker

M

(abrv.) Mil, used to indicate millions of something, usually gil.
MACC 
(abrv.) (n.) Magic Accuracy. See Accuracy.
Magitek 
(compound word) (n.) Magitek is a compound of the words of Magic and Technology. It encompasses any machinery that uses magic to function, or can manipulate magic.
Mage (synonyms - Caster, Nuker) 
(n.) a character whose job relies heavily on magic.
Malm (n.) 
An Eorzean unit of measurement, similar to a mile.
MB 
(abrv.) (n.) Market Board
MCH
(abrv.) (n.) Machinist
MCN 
(abrv.) (n.) Accepted abbreviation for Machinist.
MDEF 
(abrv.) (n.) Magic Defense. See Magic Defense.
Meat Shield 
(n.) a party member who is to gather and hold the attention of one or more mobs, ensuring the safety of the rest of the group.
(v.) the act of being the mob's focal point of aggression while group members attack mobs.
MIN 
(abrv.) (n.) Miner
Miqo'te 
(n.) One of the playable races found in FFXIV. See Miqo'te.
MMO / MMORPG 
(acr.) (n.) Massive Multiplayer Online / Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game. FFXIV is an MMORPG.
MND 
(abrv.) (n.) Mind. See Mind.
MNK 
(abrv.) (n.) Monk
Mob 
(abrv.) (n.) monster. Originally meant to be short for "mobile," meaning any mobile object, the term now is used synonymously with monsters.
MP 
(acr.) (n.) Magic/Mana Points. A numeric representation of a character's Magic/Mana.
MPK 
(acr.) (v.) Monster Player Kill. The killing of another player in the game by luring a monster to attack them or by abusing the Area of Effect property of a monster's attack so that it hurts another person. This can be intentional or accidental, MPK referring typically to an intentional death.
MRD 
(abrv.) (n.) Marauder
MSQ 
(acr.) (n.) Main Scenario Quest
MT 
(acr.) (n.) 1) mis-type, mis-text or mis-tell. This is typed after a message does not go to its intended audience. "I told my wife I can't pick up the kids 'cause I'm the MNK!" ... "mt"
(acr.) (n.) 2) Main Tank. A designated player (most often in a large group setting where there are large, multiple-mob pulls, most of which will be slept) who is to be followed and assisted.
Mule 
(n.) an alternate character created expressly for carrying excess items and gear, crafting, or for quick access to remote sources of materials (MBs, vendors, etc.).
(v.) to move excess items and gear between a primary character and a mule character.

N

NA 
(acr.) (n.) North American Player, usually used as a generalization of all English-speaking players.
Nerf 
(v.) To weaken or make less dangerous in the interest of game balance. The term came about in gaming because the Nerf company creates harmless versions of harmful devices (swords, guns, etc). Hence, if a game developer makes a weapon less dangerous, it has “nerfed” that item. Mind you, this does not only apply to items and equipment; it also applies to classes, spells, etc. Definition taken from Nerfbat.
Newbie/Newblet/Newb 
(n.) A non-derogatory term for a person that is new to the world of FFXIV - newblet almost being a term of endearment. ("Aww. Look at the cute little newblets killing that mob!")
Non-Player Character (NPC) 
(n.) Characters that are created by Square-Enix and are controlled by a computer, not a real person; for the roleplaying enthusiast, NPC stands for Non-Participating Citizen.
(v.) to sell an item to an NPC. "Hold on guys, I gotta NPC some stuff."
Noob 
(n.) A derogatory term for a player whose playing style is considered immature and/or whose lack of knowledge is voluntary and beyond mere ignorance.
Notorious Monster (NM) 
(n.) A unique type of mob. Usually either the boss of a FATE or an Elite Mark.
NIN 
(abrv.) (n.) Ninja
Nuke 
(n.) An offensive magic spell.
(v.) dealing damage via magic.
(v.) dealing damage quickly to defeat an enemy, often ignoring other fight mechanics
Nuker 
(n.) A party member whose role is to deal damage primarily via magic spells. See Mage

O

Ready
o/ 
A waving emoticon used to welcome other people.
OMG (OMFG, etc.) 
(acr.) Oh My God! Typically used in America and other English-speaking countries, normally applying to a state of shock.
OMW 
(acr.) On My Way
OOC 
(acr.) "Out of Character". A roleplaying term denoting an action that is not canonical for the character in question.
OOM 
(acr.) Out Of Magic
Orz (OTL, Or2, On_, OTZ, O7Z, Sto, Jto, _no, _| ̄|○) 
(v.) 1) Japanese in origin, it is pictogram or emoticon of a person on their knees, head held low in humility. Often used when asking forgiveness. "I forgot to bring my armor. Orz."
(v.) 2) Similar to the above, except adapted by English-speaking players to be seen as slamming your head into the ground.
OT 
(n.) Off-Tank - The person responsible for maintaining enmity of any monsters which the main tank is not in a certain situation capable of tanking / expected to tank. This may mean the person who will hold the enmity of the main target should the main tank die, or it may mean the person will be responsible for holding the enmity of any monsters which the main tank is not expected (alternatively is not able) to hold for any reason.

P

Party (PT) 
(n.) a group of 2 or more people.
(v.) to join into, or form, a group
PBAoE 
(n.) Point Blank Area of Effect; a circular area of effect centered on the user of the ability.
PC 
(acr.) (n.) 1) Personal Computer, one of the platforms that FFXIV supports.
(acr.) (n.) 2) See Player Character
PGL 
(abrv.) (n.) Pugilist
PIE 
(abrv.) (n.) Piety. See Piety.
Player Character (PC) 
(n.) any character in the game that is controlled by a real person.
PLD 
(abrv.) (n.) Paladin
Positional 
(n.) A bonus on Melee attack abilities granted by attacking from either the Rear or Flank of a target.
Pot 
(abrv.) (n.) short for Potion. Used for all types of potions.
Primal 
(n.) An instanced boss in an arena. (Ifrit, Good King Moggle Mog XII, etc.)
Proc 
(acr.) (v.) Processed Random Occurrence. Origin comes from MUD, a dated multiplayer online text-based fantasy game. Proc refers to when an additional effect created by a weapon randomly occurs.
(acr.) (n.) Processed Random Occurrence.
PS3 
(acr.) (n.) Playstation 3, one of the gaming platforms that FFXIV supports.
PS4 
(acr.) (n.) Playstation 4, one of the gaming platforms that FFXIV supports.
Pull 
(v.) The English term for the act of luring the mob back to a party. See Fish
(n. Puller) a party member whose role is to lure monsters back to the party.
PvE 
(acr.) Player versus Environment
PvP 
(acr.) Player versus Player
Pwned 
(v.) L337speak for the English word Owned (Slang context). "We beat this monster" with an emphasis on the skill required to do so, or the use of overkill. "Pwned!"

Q

Quest 
(n.) specific requests from private citizens that rarely result in worthwhile monetary gain, but add to fame when completed.
(v.) the act of embarking on a quest. "Since we're not doing anything, I'll just quest for the rest of the day."

R

(abrv.) Ready
RA 
(acr.) Ranged Attack
Race 
(n.) The sentient humanoid species that inhabit Eorzea. There are currently five known playable races.
Real Money Trade (RMT) 
(v.) RMT includes buying/selling of gil, items, characters, and/or accounts. Note that all forms of RMT are in direct violation of the user agreement and are therefore considered cheating. Please report anyone you find engaging in RMT activities to the Special Task Force.
Rear 
(n.) The area behind the target, denoted by an opening in the target's floor circle, used for attacks with positional bonuses.
RMT 
(acr.) (n.) Real Money Trader. A character involved in the act of RMT. See Real Money Trade.
Roegadyn 
(n.) One of the playable races found in FFXIV. See Roegadyn.
ROFL 
(acr.) (v.) Rolling on the Floor, Laughing. Often suffixed with 'MAO', making the full acronym Rolling on the Floor, Laughing My Ass Off.

S

Sanctuary 
(n.) Anywhere the player gains a rested area, camps and Inns especially.
Sapling/Sprout 
(n.) A term used to describe a new player and/or new character (See Newbie/Newblet/Newb), derived from the fact that new characters are given a sapling icon (New Adventurer) until they reach 40 hours of play time.
Sas 
(abrv.) (n.) Sastasha
SCH 
(abrv.) (n.) Scholar
SE 
(abrv) (n.) Square-Enix
SMN 
(abrv.) (n.) Summoner
Soak 
(v.) used to refer to any properties that items produce to reduce DMG, also used in calculating values for AoE abilities and spells.
Solo 
(v.) To do a task or character advancement without the aid of a party or alliance.
Spam 
(v.) To repeatedly cast a spell or do an ability.
(v.) To repeatedly and rapidly using chat, especially when abusing party or shout mode.
Spawn (synonym - pop) 
(n.) the location that a particular monster appears at when entering the game.
(v.) the act of the monster entering the game.
Square-Enix (S-E, SE, or Squeenix) 
(n.) the developer of Final Fantasy XI & Final Fantasy XIV. Sometimes facetiously referred to as Squeenix.
Square-Enix Europe 
(n.) Formerly Eidos PLC. Was purchased by Square-Enix in 2009.
SS 
(n.) (v.) "Screenshot" or Stoneskin.
(abrv.) (n.) Skill Speed
(abrv.) (n.) Spell Speed
SSS 
(abrv.) (n.) Stone, Sky, Sea
ST 
(Acr.) (n.) Syrcus Tower
Static (synonym - Perma) 
(n.) a group of people who meet together on a regular basis to get experience points, work on missions, or work on quests.
STF 
(acr.) (n.) Special Task Force. A internal group within Square-Enix which targets RMT activities, cheats, and players abusing exploits.
STFU 
(acr.) (phrase) A command to stop talking, containing an expletive.
(acr.) (n.) Special Task Force (Unit). Many players either deliberately or mistakenly refer to STF as STFU. See STF.
SToQ 
(acr.) (n.) The Sunken Temple of Qarn
Storm 
(n.) The Maelstrom
STR 
(abrv.) (n.) Strength. See Strength.
Support 
(abrv.) See Support Role Job.
Support Role Job 
(n.) a party member whose role is primarily to enhance other party members' performances by buffing the party or enfeebling the party's target.
Synthesis 
(n.) (or Synth) The process by which crafting takes place.

T

T1-13 
(abrv.) The Binding Coil. The T stands for Turn. The number depicts which instance. Can be followed by an S, in which case, it's the Savage version of the instance. e.g. T9S = The Second Coil of Bahamut - Turn 4 (Savage).
Tank 
(n.) a party member whose role is to keep the mob's attention on himself/herself, and away from the other members.
(v.) the act of retaining the monster's attention.
Tankbuncle 
(n.) Topaz Carbuncle
THM 
(abrv.) (n.) Thaumaturge
Toon 
(n.) A term used to describe a playable character. Usage is not popular with FFXI/XIV veterans because of the emotional attachments some have gotten with their characters, and the lack of characters having a "Cartoon" like appearance that some MMO's have used. Some animosity has been shown towards users from other MMO's using it in FFXI/XIV. Use "Char" instead.
ToS 
(acr.) (n.) Terms of Service.
TP 
(acr.) (n.) Tactical Points. A numeric representation indicating a character's ability to perform Weapon Skills.
TR 
(abrv.) (n.) The Thousand Maws of Toto-Rak
Train 
(n.) a group of attacking mobs that have linked to each other.
(v.) 1) the act of linking mobs to each other, usually for the purpose of farming.
(v.) 2) the act of running away from a group of mobs that have linked or aggroed to the same person or group.
TTD 
(abrv.) (n.) The Tam-Tara Deepcroft
The Twelve 
(n.) a phrase coined by the citizens of Eorzea for the Gods and Goddesses.
TWP 
(abrv.) (n.) The Wanderer's Palace
TY 
(abrv.) "Thanks / Thank You"

U

Ul'dah 
(n.) A city-state in the region of Eorzea. See Ul'dah.

V

VIT 
(abrv.) (n.) Vitality. See Vitality.
VN 
(acr.) Very nice.

W

(abrv.) (v.) warai (わらい/笑), Japanese for laughter; it is the equivalent of LOL. Lowercase w is more commonly seen and can be chained together as in www much the same way lolol is used.
WAR 
(abrv.) (n.) Warrior
WHM 
(abrv.) (n.) White Mage
WC
(acr.) (n.) water closet, a.k.a. bathroom. Usually used in conjunction with afk or brb. "brb WC"
(acr.) (n.) The Weeping City of Mhach
Wipe 
(v.) death of an entire party or alliance, usually within the context of quests, missions, or major battles. "We wiped on Bahamut today."
WoD 
(acr.) (n.) World of Darkness
WP 
(acr.) (n.) The Wanderer's Palace
WPH, WPHM 
(acr.) (n.) The Wanderer's Palace (Hard)
WVR 
(abrv.) (n.) Weaver

X

Unready.

Y

Yalm 
(n.) An Eorzean unit of measurement, similar to a yard. 100 Yalms is 1 "Unit" on in-game Maps.

Z

Zerg 
(v.) the act of using mass numbers to achieve an objective. Derived from the game Starcraft by Blizzard. The Zerg were a race of swarming aliens with an insect likeness of large size. The basic strategy of any Zerg player was to use mass quantities of troops, preferably the cheap kind, to overwhelm an opponent. (More information here)

Credits and Acknowledgments

Many of these definitions were copied from the FFXI dictionary at http://ffxi.gamerescape.com/ The definitions that were too specific to FFXI were omitted due to the chance that they are either different or not applicable to FFXIV.