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What Does BML Mean?

BML means "Biting My Lip," "Bless My Life," or "Bling My Line."

The abbreviation BML has a number of meanings when used in text-based conversations. Below are some of the most popular. Context is key to understanding what the sender means.

Biting My Lip

BML is used with the meaning "Biting My Lip" when the sender is angry or upset about something and has to struggle to control their reactions. In this context, BML is most likely to be used when talking about a third party. For example:
  • I was so angry when he told me what he'd done, that I was BML to stop myself from telling him what an asshole he is.

Bless My Life

BML is typically used with the meaning "Bless My Life," when the sender is sharing a photo or details of an experience that makes them happy. For example:
  • When I got to work I found that he hadn't forgotten our anniversary at all. There was a huge bouquet of flowers on my desk. BML!
In this context, BML is typically used to express the exact opposite emotion to that expressed by the abbreviation FML (F*ck My Life)."

Bling My Line

BML is widely used in chats, especially in online dating, with the meaning "Bling My Line." In this context, BML is an invitation or instruction to give the sender a call in order to continue a text-based conversation by voice. For example:
  • Online Dater 1: Are you as funny in real life as you are on here?
  • Online dater 2: BML and you'll find out.

First Definition for BML

"Biting My Lip" is a common definition for BML on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
BML
Definition:Biting My Lip
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition for BML

"Bless My Life" is another common definition for BML.
BML
Definition:Bless My Life
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition for BML

"Bling My Line" is another common definition for BML, including on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and Match.com, as well as in general chat.
BML
Definition:Bling My Line
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write BML, I mean this:

meaning of BML
BML also means "Bless My Life" and "Bling My Line."

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Examples of BML in Sentences

Here are examples of BML being used in conversations:
  • Ian: What did you say when he told you that?
  • Jo: I couldn't say anything. I was BML to stop myself from telling him what I really thought.
  • (Here, BML is being used with the meaning "Biting My Lip.")
  • Isiah: You're so lucky to have such perfect children and such a wonderful partner.
  • Jack: I know. BML.
  • (Here, BML is being used with the meaning "Bless my Life.")
  • Isabel: Is everything sorted for Saturday?
  • Jack: Almost. BML and I will fill you in.
  • (Here, BML is being used with the meaning "Bling My Line.")

An Academic Look at BML

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Bee Emm Ell"), BML is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words. BML is not often spoken using its letters. It is usually employed for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Example of BML Used in a Text

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See Also

GUH (annoyed) JARRIN (annoying) JEEZ (expression of annoyance or surprise) BHH (bless his (or her) heart) GBY (God bless you) BTB (bite the bullet) HICKY (love bite)