What Does BOTW Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

BOTW means "Blog of the Week."

More Observations...

"Blog Of The Week" usually refers to a blog produced by an individual or small company that is given a special feature by another organization and promoted to a larger readership. For a blogger trying to commercialize their blog, such exposure can greatly boost their exposure and profitability, as well as help to spread their personal message. The abbreviation BOTW is most commonly used in internet chat forums or in marketing materials when referring to the "Blog Of The Week." However, BOTW also refers to the Nintendo action-adventure video game "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" (2017).

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When I write BOTW, I mean this:

meaning of BOTW

This week's BOTW is Zelda BOTW.

Summary of Key Points

"Blog of the Week" is, by far, the most common meaning for BOTW when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:Blog of the Week
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of BOTW in Sentences

Here are examples of BOTW in conversations:
  • Blogger A: We have been nominated by the Times for BOTW!
  • Blogger B: Wow! I never knew so many people were interested in the mating rituals of Brown Antechinus!
  • Blogger C: Our blog about Zelda BOTW is going to be BOTW in the Post.
  • Blogger D: Wow! I always wanted to be BOTW.

An Academic Look at BOTW

BOTW is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Bee Oh Tee Dblyoo"). However, as this is harder to say than "Blog Of The Week," it is not said using its letters.The abbreviation BOTW is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

Example of BOTW Used in a Text

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