What Does SBF Mean?

SBF means "Snapchat Best Friend" or "Single Black Female."

SBF most commonly means "Snapchat Best Friend." In this context, it is commonly seen in the plural form "SBFs" or "SBFS" (Snapchat Best Friends).

When seen on dating sites, SBF means "Single Black Female."

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Summary of Key Points

Definition for SBF

SBF means "Snapchat Best Friend."
Definition:Snapchat Best Friend
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition for SBF

SBF also means "Single Black Female" on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and, as well as in texts and on adult chat forums.
Definition:Single Black Female
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:


Examples of SBF in Sentences

Here are examples of SBF being used in conversations:
  • David: How would you describe yourself?
  • Leah: SBF with a look of Whitney.
  • (Here, SBF means Single Black Female.)
  • Toby: Do you want to be my SBFS?
  • Dale: Yes, best friends forever.
  • (Here, SBF means Snapchat Best Friend.)

An Academic Look at SBF

In both meanings, SBF is used as a noun. More accurately, it is a noun phrase (i.e., a group of words that play the role of a noun).

Of interest, dating sites are full of specialist abbreviations, which have their roots in a time when personal ads featured in local newspapers and users were charged by the word. (A term like SBF (Single Black Female) would cost the user the fee for one word as opposed to four.)

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ess Bee Eff"), SBF is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

Example of SBF Used in a Text


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