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BG

What Does BG Mean in a Text?

BG means "Bad Game (Gaming Term)" and "Body Guard."

Bad Game

In a gaming context, BG means "Bad Game." BG is often used at the end of a game when a player thinks the game was no fun (e.g., because it was too one-sided).

The use of BG is particularly common on Discord, a communications app for gamers.

Bodyguard

BG is also used as an abbreviation of the word "Bodyguard."

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When I write BG, I mean this:

meaning of BG

"Bad Game"

Summary of Key Points

"Bad Game" is the most common definition for BG in online gaming circles.
BG
Definition:Bad Game
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

"Body Guard" is another common definition for BG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
BG
Definition:Body Guard
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of BG in Sentences

Here are examples of BG being used in conversation:
  • Kevin: Wow! That was easier than I expected.
  • Lee: BG. I'll get you back.
(Here, BG means "Bad Game.")

Example of BG Used in a Text

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