What Does NERF Mean?

NERF means "Weaken a Game Feature."

A NERF is a change made to a game that is intended to weaken a particular item, tactic, ability or character. NERFs are usually applied by game developers for balancing purposes. NERF is an antonym of BUFF (Beneficial Effect On A Target).

Summary of Key Points

"Weaken a Game Feature" is the most common definition for NERF on gaming apps, such as Discord, TeamSpeak and Telegram, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Definition:Weaken a Game Feature
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of NERF Used in a Text


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