What Does MBN Mean in a Text?

MBN means "Must Be Nice." MBN is often used wistfully. For example, it might be whispered when friends are regaling their exuberant plans for the weekend. Generally, "must be nice" translates as "well, lucky you" or "that must be nice for you [lucky sod]".

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meaning of MBN

Must be nice (MBN) is often said rather wistfully (e.g., with a sense of envy).

Summary of Key Points

"Must Be Nice" is the most common definition for MBN on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Must Be Nice
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of MBN in Sentences

Here are examples of MBN being used in conversations:
  • Tony: They serve pink Champagne on arrival.
  • Jordan: MBN.
  • Tony: Jack always buys me flowers when he picks me up.
  • Jordan: MBN.

An Academic Look at MBN

MBN is used like a declarative sentence (i.e., a statement) with the meaning "that must be nice for you."

Example of MBN Used in a Text

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