What Does BDE Mean?

BDE means "Big Dick Energy."

The abbreviation BDE is typically used with the meaning "Big Dick Energy" to refer to a type of "confidence without cockiness."

The concept of "Big Dick Energy" went viral in 2018, after pop singer, Ariana Grande, tweeted about how well-endowed her fiancÚ, Pete Davidson, is. However, the term is not necessarily connected with physical endowment. Although having a large penis is often considered a symbol of power and masculinity, "Big Dick Energy" transcends this idea and includes people of all genders. Someone with BDE is confidently relaxed. Whilst not shy or quiet, nor are they arrogant.

Other celebrities noted for their BDE include:
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
  • Idris Elba
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • Serena Williams
  • Rihanna
  • Robert Downey Jr
Since BDE went viral, the terms MDE ("Mediocre Dick Energy"), SDE ("Small Dick Energy"), and LDE ("Little Dick Energy") have also gained popularity.

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When I write BDE, I mean this:

meaning of BDE

BDE is relaxed self-confidence.

Summary of Key Points

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

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of BDE in Sentences

Here's an example of BDE being used in conversation:
  • Frank: Do you think I've got BDE?
  • Lynn: Here's the short answer: No.
  • Frank: Oh. What's the long answer?
  • Lynn: Nooooooooooooooooooo.

An Academic Look at BDE

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

Example of BDE Used in a Text


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