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What Does GF Mean?

GF means "Girlfriend," "Gay Female," or "Good Fight."

The abbreviation GF has many meanings when used in text-based messaging and online. It is widely used with the meaning "Girlfriend" and (especially on dating sites) it is also used to mean "Gay Female." In gaming circles, GF is used to mean "Good Fight." Here is more information about each of these definitions of GF.

Girlfriend

The most popular definition of GF is "Girlfriend." For example:
  • Ali: Is Lisa coming on Friday.
  • Sam: Lisa's history, man! I've got a new GF.
Other terms used to mean "Girlfriend" include:

Gay Female

On online dating sites, GF is often used with the meaning "Gay Female." In this context, GF indicates that the poster is a gay woman or is interested in meeting gay women.

Good Fight

In online combat/fighting games, GF usually means "Good Fight." It is used to congratulate an opponent or teammate for their performance. For example:
  • Lily: That was one hell of a battle!
  • Tilly: Yes! GF! You almost had me.
Other gaming abbreviations with similar meanings to GF include: Check out our a super video summarizing these and other definitions of GF!

Video Summarizing GF

Summary of Key Points

First definition of GF

"Girlfriend" is the most common definition for GF on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
GF
Definition:Girlfriend
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second definition of GF

On online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and Match.com, GF often means "Gay Female."
GF
Definition:Gay Female
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults

Third definition of GF

GF also means "Good Fight," especially on gaming platforms, such as Vivox, Razer and Mumble.
GF
Definition:Good Fight
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults

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When I write GF, I mean this:

meaning of GF
GF also means "Gay Female" and Good Fight."

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An Academic Look at GF

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Gee Eff"), GF is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

Example of GF Used in a Text

Using GF on a Cell Phone (Texting, Whatsapp, and Tinder)

GF

See Also

BF (boyfriend) BO (boyfriend or girlfriend (old-fashioned English)) MY BOO (my boyfriend or girlfriend) MOLL (girlfriend of a gangster) NBSB (no boyfriend since birth) NGSB (no girlfriend since birth) XBF (ex-boyfriend)