Especially short acronyms like “bg” often have multiple meanings. Here you can find out what the abbreviation “bg” means in different cases when communicating on the Internet.
Meaning in chat (messenger)
When you are in a private conversation via WhatsApp or another chat service, the abbreviation “bg” usually stands for “broad smile”. Even if you are also conversing in English, the acronyms have the same meaning: “Big smile”.
If you met a friend via chat, the “bg” can also be used to “See you soon” to stay.
Here we have summarized the most important abbreviations on the Internet and their meaning:
Importance for mail and letters
Similar to “LG” or “MfG”, the acronym “BG” is a greeting at the end of an email or letter. In this case, the abbreviation means “Greetings”.
Of course, this only applies if the abbreviation is used at the end before the sender’s name. If the abbreviation appears more frequently in the text itself, it probably represents one of the other meanings of “BG”.
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importance in online games
If someone types the abbreviation “bg” in the game chat at the end of a multiplayer game, the person probably wants to complain about the bad trick.
In this case, “bg” stands for the opposite of the popular “gg” and means bad gamethus translated: “bad game” or “bad turn/game”.
Other meanings of “BG”
The abbreviation is used internationally as the country code for “BulGRAMtunes” used. And the “.bg” top-level domain also takes you to Bulgarian websites.
On official letters, however, the abbreviation can also mean “BprofessionalGRAMassociation”, “Bif necessaryGRAMcommunity“, “Bprofessional GRAMhigh school”, “BdistrictGRAMreport” or something similar. In this case, the abbreviation is usually explained at the beginning of the text or in a footnote to the letter, or is clear from the context.
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