BRB

BRB has 2 meanings
1. What does BRB stand for?

Be right back

People commonly send "BRB" when messaging online or texting and need to leave a conversation but will return shortly. It communicates that their absence is momentary, instead of an extended period, like CUL or gb.

BRB became prominent in the early-2000s when people began texting on mobile phones and messaging online, whether when gaming or DMing on Twitter. Many people use it when their departure is only several minutes or an hour or two.

People often use BRB when going to the bathroom, pausing a conversation to talk to someone else, or running a quick errand. For example, a guy may message a friend, "BRB, I gotta hit up the br."

Example

I need to get another can of pop, brb!

The Terminator would have been a big fan of BRB

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Updated April 25, 2022
2. What does BRB stand for?

Bathroom break

Means the person has to use the bathroom; not as common of a meaning as "Be right back."

Example

Sorry, I need to take a BRB.

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Updated August 1, 2013

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