What Does BBFN Mean in a Text?

BB4N means "Bye Bye For Now." BBFN is used as a sign-off to end a conversation. It usually implies that the absence will be of a temporary nature.

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When I write BBFN, I mean this:

meaning of BBFN

BBFN is a way of saying goodbye temporarily.

Summary of Key Points

"Bye Bye for Now" is the most common definition for BBFN on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Bye Bye for Now
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of BBFN in Sentences

Here is an example of BBFN being used in a conversation:
  • Tony: I have to go now. My sister is calling BBFN
  • Jordan: Give her a hug from me. See you at the weekend. BBFN

    An Academic Look at BBFN

    BBFN is classified by our team as an "internet slang term" as opposed to an initialism abbreviation or an acronym. Initially, "internet slang terms" were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texting and on-screen keyboards, they are now mostly employed for fun. "Slang terms" differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.

    What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

    Before the digital era, we might have said something like "catch you later" or "see you anon" instead of BBFN.

    Example of BBFN Used in a Text

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