What does BFFN stand for?

Best friend for now

Among those who choose their friends out of convenience, BFFN stands for "best friend for now." This slightly-mercenary acronym is a variant of the more popular (and more earnest) BFF.

A best friend for now is a person you've chosen to be good friends with for the moment, but will likely spend less time with in the future. For example, if an acquaintance of yours owns a video game system you can't afford but want to play, that acquaintance may become your BFFN while you play their sick new video games.


David is on vacation, so Art is my BFFN at work

Your BFFN, moments before they dump you

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Updated December 31, 2020

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