What Does BBBW Mean in a Text?

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BBBW means "Big Beautiful Black Woman."

The term "Big Beautiful Black Woman" is used to describe a woman of African origin who has a large figure and a pretty face. It is an empowering and politically-correct term for good-looking women who might previously have been described as "fat."

The abbreviation BBBW is typically used as a description on dating sites or as an indexing tag on pornographic websites. Other terms that relate to plus-sized women include:

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When I write BBBW, I mean this:

meaning of BBBW

A Big, Beautiful, Black Woman.

Summary of Key Points

Definition for BBBW

BBBW means "Big Beautiful Black Woman." This is the most common definition for BBBW on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and, as well as in texts and on chat forums.
Definition:Big Beautiful Black Woman
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user


Examples of BBW in Sentences

Here are examples of BBW being used in conversations:
  • Chris: What do you think of the new girl?
  • Rob: She's beautiful! She's definitely a BBBW!
  • Sarah: I was reading a blog and they called a girl a BBBW. What is that?
  • Nicky: It's a Big Beautiful Black Woman.

An Academic Look at BBW

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Bee Bee Bee Dublyoo"), BBBW is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would probably have just said "Big Beautiful Black Woman" instead of using the abbreviation BBBW.

Example of BBBW Used in a Text

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