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Meaning of BD

What Does BD Mean?

BD means "Big Deal" and "Business Development".

The abbreviation BD is used in internet chat forums and text speak to mean "Big Deal". BD is typically used to refer to a person, event or object of special importance, but is often used sarcastically. For example:
  • Person 1: Vinny Jones is no BD in Hollywood, but he's a really BD in England.
  • (Here, BD is being used both negatively and positively to refer to the importance of the British actor Vinny Jones.)
  • Person 2: In England? BD!
  • (Here, BD is being used sarcastically to imply that being a BD in England is not very important.)
BD also means "Business Development". This refers to the processes implemented to develop relationships and growth opportunities within and between commercial organizations.
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Definition for BD

BD means "Big Deal". This is the most common definition for BD on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about BD:

Definition:Big Deal
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write BD, I mean this:

meaning of BD
As President of the United States, Donald Trump is a "Big Deal". He is also renowned for his skills in "Business Development".

Examples of BD in Sentences

Here are examples of BD being used in sayings and jokes:
  • My wife makes a BD of everything. I remembered the car seat, the stroller and the diaper bag, but all she can talk about is how I forgot the baby.
  • (Here, BD means "Big Deal".)
  • You have to invest in BD. Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
  • (Here, BD means "Business Development".)

An Academic Look at BD

BD is commonly used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement), meaning "It is a big deal". When it is used in a wider sentence, BD is used as a noun. (NB: When BD is expanded, it is a noun phrase based on the common noun deal. The word big is an adjective which modifies deal.)

BD is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Bee Dee). However, it is not often uttered using its letters. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have just said something like "so what" instead of using the abbreviation BD.

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Second Definition for BD

This meaning was also noted:

Definition:Business Development
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
A Text with BD

Using BD on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


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