What Does BFFAE Mean?

BFFAE means "Best Friends Forever and Ever" and "Best Friends For All Eternity."

The abbreviation BFFAE is typically used by teenage girls as a term of friendly endearment with the meaning "Best Friends Forever And Ever" or "Best Friends For All Eternity." It is a more exaggerated version of BFF ("Best Friends Forever").

BFFAE is also sometimes used by older girls and some boys as a humorous or sarcastic way of referring to or addressing a person.

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When I write BFFAE, I mean this:

meaning of BFFAE
Forever and ever is longer than forever. Apparently.

Summary of Key Points

"Best Friends Forever and Ever" is the most common definition for BFFAE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Best Friends Forever and Ever
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

50 Ways to Say "Best Friend"

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Examples of BFFAE in Sentences

Here are examples of BFFAE being used in conversations:
  • Drunk Driver: If you let me go, I will be your BFFAE.
  • Police Officer: Thank you, ma'am. Please step out of the car.
  • Tony: You are my BFFAE.
  • Jordan: You're so sweet. But, you still owe me $20.

An Academic Look at BFFAE

BFFAE is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Bee Eff Eff Ay Ee"). Initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.

BFFAE is used as a noun. When the term is expanded, it is a noun phrase headed by the common noun Friend or Friends. (The words Best and Forever and ever or For all eternitymodify Friend(s) .)

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "bezzer" or "bestie" instead of using the abbreviation BFFAE.

Second Definition for BFFAE

This meaning was also noted:
Definition:Best Friends for All Eternity
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of BFFAE Used in a Text


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