Grammar Monster
Grammar Monster

Meaning of BWM


What Does BWM Mean?

BWM means "Bear with Me". The abbreviation BWM is a request for you to wait while someone finds something, usually information. It is another way of saying "please be patient" or "please wait". BWM is sometimes contracted to BW meaning "Bear With".

On dating sites and apps, BWM means "Bi-Sexual White Male".
Summary of Key Points

Definition for BWM

BWM means "Bear with Me". This is the most common definition for BWM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about BWM:

BWM
Definition:Bear with Me
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for BWM
When I write BWM, I mean this:

meaning of BWM
BWM means "Bear With Me", similar to "Please Wait".
More...

Examples of BWM in Sentences

Here are examples of BWM being used in conversations:
  • Reg: Have you got that report ready?
  • Ronnie: BWM I'll find it in the filing cabinet.
  • Sandra: What time does the film start tonight?
  • Jane: BWM.

An Academic Look at BWM

The verb "to bear" means to tolerate.

BWM is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Bee Dublyu Emm), but as this is harder to say than "Bear with me," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation BWM is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "give me a minute" instead of BWM.

Summary of Key Points

Second Definition for BWM

This meaning was also noted:

BWM
Definition:Bisexual White Male
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
A Text with BWM

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

 
BWM
 

Popular Themes on Cyber Definitions