What does FBOW stand for?

For better or worse

People making momentous decisions use FBOW to mean "for better or worse." This acronym means a person is ready to stand by their choice, no matter the outcome.

The phrase FBOW refers to is most commonly used in marriage vows. However, even in our current age of over-acronymization, you're unlikely to hear FBOW used during a wedding. You're more likely to receive FBOW in a message from a friend or co-worker, who is explaining a possibly-unpleasant choice.


FBOW, I decided to eat a third chocolate chip cookie today

TMW you're committed, FBOW

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Updated January 11, 2022

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