What does GFN stand for?

Gone for now

GFN is an acronym that stands for "Gone for now," which is used to tell someone that you are temporarily unavailable. It is often utilized in text messages, online, or in a chat messaging application.

The acronym is useful when you are going to be away for a short time from the device you are communicating on, whether it be a phone or computer. You may have to run a quick errand or make dinner, but you plan to be back. It helps the recipient know that you plan to return somewhat soon so he or she can wait up for you. But it is helpful to also include the time you will be returning with the acronym in case the recipient wants to know.


GFN, will be back by 3:00 PM

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Updated December 10, 2019

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