What Does BMW Mean in a Text?

BMW means "Big Mexican Woman" and "Bavarian Motor Works."

Big Mexican Woman

The abbreviation BMW is used with the meaning "Big Mexican Woman" to describe a woman of Latina origin who has a large figure. It is an empowering and politically-correct term for women of South-American origin who might previously have been described as "fat." In this context, BMW is typically used as a description on dating sites or as an indexing tag on pornographic websites.

Bavarian Motor Works

BMW also stands for "Bavarian Motor Works" ("Bayerische Motoren Werke" in German), which is a car and motorcycle manufacturer with its headquarters in Munich, Germany.

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When I write BMW, I mean this:

meaning of BMW

BMW also stands for "Bavarian Motor Works."

Summary of Key Points

First Definition for BMW

BMW means "Big Mexican Woman." This is the most common meaning for BMW on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and, as well as in texts and on chat forums.
Definition:Big Mexican Woman
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user


Second Definition for BMW

BMW also means "Bavarian Motor Works":
Definition:Bavarian Motor Works
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of BMW in Sentences

Here are examples of BMW being used in conversations:
  • Did you hear about the dork who kissed a BMW? He burnt his lips on the exhaust pipe.
  • Question: How many elephants can fit inside a BMW?
  • Answer: As many as she can eat.

An Academic Look at BMW

Whether used with the meaning "Big Mexican Woman" or "Bavarian Motor Works," BMW is classified as an initialism abbreviation, as it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Bee Emm Dblyoo"). Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

BMW cars have always been known as BMWs but, before the digital era, we would probably have just said something like "Big South-American Woman" instead of using the abbreviation BMW with the meaning "Big Mexican Woman" .

Example of BMW Used in a Text

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