These seemingly random combinations of letters can tell you a lot about an individual, but you need to figure out what they mean first.
Here is a long list of the most commonly used online dating abbreviations and acronyms.
not online, or in-person S Single SBF Single black female SBi F Single bisexual female SBM Single black male SD Social drinker SGL Single SI Similar interests SO Significant Other SOH Sense of humor STDs Sexually transmitted diseases STIs Sexually transmitted infections STR Straight SWF Single white female SWM Single white male TG Transgendered TLC Tender loving care TS Transexual TV Transvestite Umfriend a sort of, not really friend VBD Very bad date W Widowed or Whitew/ With WAA Will answer all Wingman see What is a Wingman?
If you are new to the world of internet dating you have probably noticed many abbreviations and acronyms sprinkled throughout the profiles.
Here you will find a list of dating, relationship and related acronyms used by people when messaging usually by texting, instant messaging and emails.
ASL: age state location ASL: age sex location B&D, B/D: bondage and discipline BB: barebacking BB: bodybuilder BBC: big black cock, or big black cunt BBW: big beautiful woman BF: boyfriendbf: black female BHM: big handsome man Bi: bisexual Bi F: bisexual female Bi M: bisexual male BMW: big Mexican woman CD: cross-dresser D/D: drug and disease D/s: dominance and submission DDF: drug and disease free DTF: down to fuck DL: down low Dom: male dominant Domme: female dominant DTE: down to earth DWF: divorced white female DWM: divorced white male FTM: female to male (transsexual)FWB: friend with benefits GAM: gay asian man GBM: gay black male GF: gay female GF: girlfriend GG: genetic girl GHM: gay Hispanic male GSOH: good sense of humor GWC: gay white couple GWF: gay white female GWM: gay white male Het: heterosexual HWP: height weight proportional IRL: in real life ISO: in search of LTR: long term relationship M4M: fan for man M4MW: man for man and woman M4T: male for transsexual M4T: male for transvestite M4W: man for woman MBC: married black couple MBi C: married bisexual couple MHC: married Hispanic couple MOTOS: member of the opposite sex MOTSS: member of the same sex MTF: male-to-female (transsexual)MW4M: man and woman for man MW4MW: man and woman for man and woman MW4W: man and woman for woman MWC: married white couple NS: nonsmoking NSA: no strings attached PNP: party and play RTS: real time sex S&M, S/M: sadomasochism SBF: single black female SBi F: single bisexual female SBi M: single bisexual male SBM: single black male STD: sexually transmitted disease STI: sexually transmitted infection.FYI For Your Information G Gay GBM Gay black male LGBT or GLBT Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgendered GLBTQIA gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning, intersexed and ally GSOH Good sense of humor GWM Gay white male H Hispanic HNG Horny Net Geek Hookup, see What is Hookup Culture?HWP Height/weight proportionate IR Interracial IRL In Real Life ISO In search of J Jewish K Kids Kino L Lesbian LD Light drinker LDR Long Distance Relationship LDS Latter Day Saints (Mormon)LS Legally separated, or Light smoker M Male MBA Married but available MBC Married black couple MM Marriage minded MSM Men seeking men, or Men who have sex with men MSW Men seeking women Mt F Male-to-female transgendered MWC Married white couple NA Native American NBM Never been married ND or N/D Non-drinker, No drinking, or No drugs Neg a backhanded compliment N/Drugs No drugs NK or N/K No kids NS or N/S Non-smoker NSA No strings attached NRE New Relationship Energy Open Relationship P Professional, or Parent PA Personal Attachment or Pleasing Appendage Pan pansexual Pansexual where gender is irrelevant Peacocking attracting attention through props and clothing PC Politically Correct, Personal Computer PD Public Display of Affection PDA Public Display of Affection Poly polyamory POSSLQ Person of opposite sex sharing living quarters RL Real Life, i.e.The usual business model is for the advertiser to be enticed to place an advert free of charge (using an 0800 number or equivalent); those replying (and also the advertiser, when they want to check for any replies) must use a premium-rate line.
Due to newspaper prices being based on characters or lines of text, a jargon of abbreviations, acronyms and code words arose in personals and have often carried over to the internet.You may open up the personal ad pages and see something like “SWJM NK seeks SWJF or SWF NK for LTR WTR”.