What Does BWG Mean?

BWG means "Big Wide Grin." BWG is a wide smile with the lips pulled back to show the teeth. A BWG usually epxresses extreme happiness but is sometimes used in an ingratiating way as an apology.

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When I write BWG, I mean this: meaning of BWG BWG is a very wide beaming smile with teeth showing.

Summary of Key Points

"Big Wide Grin" is the most common definition for BWG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Big Wide Grin
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of BWG in Sentences

Here are examples of BWG being used in conversations:
  • Tony: I was so pleased to get the award BWG!
  • Jordan: Your smile is from ear-to-ear!
  • Tony: Errm, I think I might have accidently broken your best mug BWG.
  • Jordan: What?

An Academic Look at BWG

BWG is typically used as a noun (i.e., a naming word). For example:
  • I have a BWG.
Of note, BWG is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Bee Dublyu Gee), but as this is harder to say than "Big Wide Grin," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation BWG is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I'm so happy" instead of BWG.

Example of BWG Used in a Text


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