What is b short for online and in text messages?


B is an abbreviation for "be" commonly used within other acronyms and by itself. It is one of several single-character abbreviations, along with "r," "u," "y," and "2."

While b is not much of an abbreviation since it only removes one letter, people still often use it in text messages and online. Examples of when you may use it include when asking if your BFF will "b" at the party or if you are telling your annoying younger sister to "b" better.


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Updated August 30, 2021

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