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Meaning of IBB


What Does IBB Mean?

IBB means "I'll Be Back". The abbreviation IBB means that the sender will return (i.e., they will be coming back).

In the 1984 science fiction film "The Terminator", former Mr. Olympia and Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger, coined the catchphrase "I'll Be Back" when he played role of the title character.
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Definition for IBB

IBB means "I'll Be Back". This is the most common definition for IBB on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about IBB:

IBB
Definition:I'll Be Back
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write IBB, I mean this:

meaning of IBB
I'm going, but not forever. IBB.
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Examples of IBB in Sentences

Here are examples of IBB being used in conversations:
  • Jack: Where are you going?
  • Selma: Don't worry, IBB soon.
  • Sandra: Please don't go.
  • Tina: IBB before you know it.

An Academic Look at IBB

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

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have just said "I'll Be Back" or something like "See You Soon" instead of using IBB.

A Text with IBB

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

 
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