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Meaning of BHL8

What Does BHL8 Mean?

BHL8 means 'Be Home Late'. In full, it means "I will be home late" (i.e., it is not an instruction telling someone to be home late).

As well as abbreviating "Be Home" to BH, BHL8 uses the number 8 to replace the letters "ate". Here are some other terms that make use of this technique: Of interest, there abbreviation BHL is not used for "Be Home Late". This is probably because L8 (Late) is so well established, and the L8 part is required to ensure the term is understood or can be guessed.
Summary of Key Points

Definition for BHL8

BHL8 means "Be Home Late". This is the most common definition for BHL8 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about BHL8:

Definition:Be Home Late
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for BHL8
When I write BHL8, I mean this:

meaning of BHL8
I'm sorry, darling. I'm going to be home late

Examples of BHL8 in Sentences

Here are examples of BHL8 being used in conversations:
  • Person A: Honey...
  • Person B: Let me guess. You're going to BHL8?
  • Person A: Are you going to BHL8 tonight?
  • Person B: Traffic isn't too bad so I hope not.

An Academic Look at BHL8

BHL8 is typically used as a standalone declarative sentence with the meaning "I will be home late".

Of note, BHL8 is not an acronym or an abbreviation. It is classified as a cyber term because it employs both letters and numbers. Cyber term terms were originally introduced for brevity, but nowadays they are mostly used for fun.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "I'll Be Home Late" instead of BHL8.

A Text with BHL8

Using BHL8 on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


Popular Themes on Cyber Definitions