What Does BBG Mean in a Text?

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The abbreviation BBG is used with a number of meanings, including "Better Be Going," "Beautiful Baby Girl," and "Bikini Body Guide." Here is more information about each of these definitions of BBG.

Better Be Going

BBG is most commonly used with the meaning "Better Be Going" to end a text chat. The use of BBG indicates that the sender has other things to do and doesn't have time for further chat. Whilst BBG implies that the sender is leaving the chat reluctantly, it is actually often used as a diplomatic way of ending a conversation that has dragged on for too long.

Beautiful Baby Girl

BBG is also used with the meaning "Beautiful Baby Girl." In this context BBG is not typically used to refer to an actual female infant, but more (by men) in admiration of a particularly attractive girl or woman or, (by women or girls) in appreciation of a female friend.

Men should take special care when using BBG as, in many contexts, its use could be seen as condescending or sexist.

Bikini Body Guides

BBG also stands for "Bikini Body Guides." The BBG are physical training programs for women, created by trainer Kayla Itsines. Many of the BBG workouts are available for free on YouTube.

BBG Workout Week 1 Day 1

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meaning of BBG

BBG also means "Beautiful Baby Girl" and "Bikini Body Guide."

Summary of Key Points

First Definition for BBG

"Better Be Going" is the most common definition for BBG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Better Be Going
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition of BBG

"Beautiful Baby Girl" is another common definition for BBG.
Definition:Beautiful Baby Girl
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition of BBG

BBG also means "Bikini Body Guide."
Definition:Bikini Body Guide
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user


Examples of BBG in Sentences

Here are examples of BBG being used in conversations:
  • Kal: She was like "yeah?", and I was like "definitely." She was like "you think so, do you?" and I was literally like "yeah." She was like "whatever," but I was literally like "whatever" really anyway.
  • Jenny: Wow! Anyway, BBG.

  • (Here, BBG is being used with the meaning "Better Be Going" and Jenny is probably using it to escape from Kal's monologue!)
  • Rob: Have you seen the new BBG in the office?
  • Craig: Yeah! I'm in love!

  • (Here, BBG is being used with the meaning "Beautiful Baby Girl.")
  • Sue: How is it going with the BBG?
  • Helen: Great! I've only gained a pound this week, instead of the usual three.

  • (Here, BBG is being used with the meaning "Bikini Body Guide.")

An Academic Look at BBG

BBG is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Bee Bee Gee). Initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.

When used to mean "Better Be Going," BBG is used a declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not normally used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

When used to mean "Beautiful Baby Girl," BBG is an adjective phrase. An adjective phrase is a group of words headed by an adjective that modifies a noun.

When used to mean "Bikini Body Guide," BBG is a compound adjective. A compound adjective is a single adjective made up of more than one word.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I really must skedaddle" instead of using BBG to mean "Better Be Going."

Example of BBG Used in a Text

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