What Does BFFWB Mean in a Text?

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BFFWB means "Best Friend Forever with Benefits."

The phrase "Best Friend Forever with Benefits" is used to refer to a couple who are very good friends and also enjoy a sexual relationship. BFFWB means that neither friend wants to be romantically involved with the other.

Often, "Best Friend Forever with Benefits" refers to a couple who were involved in a romantic relationship and have broken up, but continue to be very good friends and to enjoy sex together. The abbreviation BFFWB is typically used when discussing the relationship online or in text messages.

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When I write BFFWB, I mean this:

meaning of BFFWB

Being BFFWB seems like a great plan, but it often ends in tears.

Summary of Key Points

"Best Friend Forever with Benefits" is the most common definition for BFFWB on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Best Friend Forever with Benefits
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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Examples of BFFWB in Sentences

Here are examples of BFFWB being used in conversations:
  • Tony: I am really, really fond of you, but I can't love you.
  • Jordan: I know what you mean. You are so special to me as a friend too. Can we be BFFWB?
  • Tony: I saw Joe with someone else last night. Aren't he and Stevie together?
  • Jordan: Yeah, but they are just BFFWB.

An Academic Look at BFFWB

BFFWB is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Bee Eff Eff Dblyoo Bee"), but as this is harder to say than "Best Friends Forever With Benefits" it is not often spoken using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation BFFWB is used for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said " Best Friends Forever With Benefits " instead of using the abbreviation BFFWB.

Example of BFFWB Used in a Text

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