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What Does BF Mean? (Using BF Online)

BF means "Boyfriend" or "Best Friend."

Boyfriend

The abbreviation BF is most commonly used with the meaning "Boyfriend." Other abbreviations for "Boyfriend" include:

Best Friend

BF is also used to mean "Best Friend." Other abbreviations for "Best Friend" include:

Summary of Key Points

"Boyfriend" is the most common definition for BF on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
BF
Definition:Boyfriend
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write BF, I mean this:

meaning of BF
BF can mean "Boyfriend" and "Best Friend."

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Examples of BF in Sentences

Here are examples of BF being used in conversations:
  • Chloe: Are you coming tonight?
  • Ria: No, sorry. I have arranged to meet up with my new BF.
  • (Here, BF means "Boyfriend.")
  • Chloe: Are you going to come on Friday?
  • Ria: Of course! I couldn't let my BF down twice in a week.
  • (Here, BF means "Best Friend.")

An Academic Look at BF

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Bee Eff"), BF 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 would have just said something like "Boyfriend" or "Best friend" instead of using the abbreviation BF.

Second Definition for BF

This meaning was also noted:
BF
Definition:Best Friend (see also BESTY, BESTIE, BEZZA, BEZZER, and BEZZIE)
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of BF Used in a Text

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See Also

MY BOO (my boyfriend or girlfriend) XBF (ex-boyfriend) BESTY (best friend) BEZZER (best friend)