What Does BAK Mean?

BAK means "Back At Keyboard." BAK is used to announce that you have returned to your device after a temporary absence. It is most often used in chat rooms or in gaming.

BAK usually follows AFK, which is used to announce a temporary absence from your device.

Summary of Key Points

"Back at Keyboard" is the most common definition for BAK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Back at Keyboard
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for BAK

When I write BAK, I mean this:

meaning of BAK
The person is back at the keyboard.


Examples of BAK in Sentences

Here is an example of BAK being used in a conversation.
  • Tony: There is someone at the door. AFK [Away From Keyboard]
  • Tony: BAK. What did I miss?

An Academic Look at BAK

BAK is an acronym (i.e., an abbreviation spoken like a word). Acronyms differ from initialism abbreviations, which are pronounced using their individual letters.

Example of BAK Used in a Text


See Also

BTK (back to keyboard) AFK (away from keyboard) FAAK (falling asleep at keyboard) IBK (idiot behind keyboard)