What does BBIAF stand for in online chat?

Be back in a few

BBIAF is a quick way to say "be back in a few." Chatters send this acronym when they're going AFK for a brief period, to let you know they'll BRB.

Typically, the "few" referenced in BBIAF is a few seconds or minutes. If the person who sent you BBIAF takes longer than that to return, you may want to check on them ...


Gotta let the dog out, BBIAF
NP, I'll b here
BBIAF stands for "be back in a few"
BBIAF stands for "be back in a few"

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Updated November 8, 2023

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