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What Does BBB Mean? (Using BBB Online)

BBB means "Bored Beyond Belief," "Bugging Beyond Belief," "Bullsh*t Baffles Brains" and "Better Business Bureau."

The abbreviation BBB is widely used with a number of definitions, including "Bored Beyond Belief," "Bugging Beyond Belief," "Bullshit Baffles Brains," and "Better Business Bureau." Below is a little more information about each of these popular definitions.

Bored Beyond Belief

BBB is often used to indicate that someone is extremely bored. In this context, BBB is typically used in response to a question from a friend or close colleague. The use of BBB implies that the sender has no way of getting out of the activity that is causing their boredom (e.g., they may be at work or are obliged to participate in something that they would really rather not do).

Bugging Beyond Belief

In this context, the use of BBB indicates that the sender is being really annoyed by someone or something.

Bullsh*t Baffles Brains

The phrase "Bullsh*t Baffles Brains" is widely used (especially in the UK) to refer to the phenomena that many people, including otherwise intelligent people, can often be convinced to agree to nonsensical ideas. The theory is that, by sounding authoritative and using flattery or jargon, it is possible to convince almost anyone of anything.

Better Business Bureau

 The BBB is a non-profit organization which represents over 100 independently incorporated local business organizations in the US and Canada.

Summary of Key Points

First Definition for BBB

"Bored Beyond Belief" is the most common definition for BBB on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
BBB
Definition:Bored Beyond Belief
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition for BBB

"Bugging Beyond Belief" is another common definition for BBB.

BBB
Definition:Bugging Beyond Belief
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition for BBB

"Bullsh*t Baffles Brains" is another definition for BBB.

BBB
Definition:Bullsh*t Baffles Brains
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Fourth Definition for BBB

"Better Business Bureau" is another common definition for BBB used in business circles.

BBB
Definition:Better Business Bureau
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Specialists

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When I write BBB, I mean this:

meaning of BBB
BBB also means "Bugging Beyond Belief," "Bullsh*t Baffles Brains" and "Better Business Bureau."

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Examples of BBB in Sentences

Here are examples of BBB being used in conversations:
  • Tommy: How's your granny?
  • Julie: Still marveling at the quality of modern dentures. I am BBB!
  • (Here, BBB means "Bored Beyond Belief.")
  • Karl: How's your new teammate?
  • Claire: BBB! If he doesn't stop asking stupid questions, I will kill myself.
  • (Here, BBB means "Bugging Beyond Belief.")
  • Advisor 1: So what's the new program for 2020?
  • Advisor 2: Same as the old program for 2016, but with a bit more shouting about the swamp and the Chinese. Never fails.
  • Advisor 1: Great idea! BBB.
  • (Here, BBB means "Bullshit Baffles Brains.")

An Academic Look at BBB

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

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I'm bored!" or "I am so bored!" instead of using the abbreviation BBB with the meaning "Bored Beyond Belief."

Example of BBB Used in a Text

BBB

See Also

BAH (bored as hell) BBO (being bored online) BOOMM (bored out of my mind) BTD (bored to death) DEROB (bored) IAB (I am bored) ZZZ (sleeping or bored) QWERTYUIOP (bored)