What does BBIAW stand for?

Be back in a while

When you receive BBIAW in a chat message, it means the person you're talking to will "be back in a while." This acronym is mostly used during online chat and gaming sessions, to signal that a user is going AFK.

On rare occasions, some texters also use BBIAW to mean "be back in a while." For example, if you ask your mom where she is, she may answer, "Had to stay late at work, BBIAW. Feel free to make dinner."


Gotta pick up lunch, bbiaw

A crab who will BBIAW

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Updated May 3, 2022

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