What Does BRO Mean in a Text?

BRO means "Brother." It is widely used to refer to an actual male sibling or to a close male friend.

Other terms used to mean brother or friend include:
  • BLAD.
  • BLUD.
  • BRAH.
  • BREDA.
  • FRA.
  • MBFAM (my brother from another mother).
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    meaning of BRO


    Summary of Key Points

    "Brother" is the most common definition for BRO on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
    Type:Word and Abbreviation
    Guessability:guessability level 1
    1: Easy to guess
    Typical Users:typical user

    Adults and Teenagers

    Example of BRO Used in a Text

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