Online Dating and Personals Acronyms

Dating and Personals Acronyms Explained

Dating and Personals Acronyms Explained

As dating and personals classified ads make the slow transition from the back pages of newspapers and periodicals to dating websites online, many of the acronyms, styles and other references coined its its newspapers originĀ  move across to the online environment along with the concept of advertising for love and lust.

For veterans of newspaper classified personals, the acronyms looks natural, but for younger people who are disconnected from the origins, abbreviations like BBW may be mistake for a typo, thinking the advertisers probably meant a popular German car brand but no, BBW actually means Big Beautiful and Buxom in the dating personals world.

To help people who may not know the popular acronyms and abbreviation used in the dating world, below, we bring you the meaning of some of the most popular dating and relationship related abbreviations.

 

A
ACA
AL
AQU
A/S/L
AARI
B&D
B
BB
BBW
BF
BHM
BHM
BI
BIF
BIM
C
C
CAN
CAP
CD
CU
D
DDF
DF
DOB
Dom
Domme
FA
FS
FTA
FTTB
G
GC
GEM
GF
GSOH
HWP
IPT
IRL
ISO
J
K
L
LD
LDR
LIB
LS
LTR
M
MC
MBL
ND
NM
NS
P
P
PIS
RTS
S
SAE
SA/F
SA/M
SAG
SB/F
SB/M
SCO
SD
SI
SOH
Sub
SW/F
SW/M
TAU
TG
TS
VGL
VIR
W4W
WAA
WI
WLTM
W/O
WTR
X
Y
YO
Asian
All calls answered
Animal lover
Aquarius
Age/Sex/Location?
Aries
Bondage and domination
Black
Body builder
Big beautiful woman
Boyfriend
Big handsome man
Bald headed man
Bi-sexual
Bi-sexual female
Bi-sexual male
Couple
Christian
Cancer
Capricorn
Cross-dresser
See you
Divorced
Drug and disease free
Drug free
Date of birth
Dominate male
Dominate female
Fat acceptance
Financially secure (or stable)
Fun, travel, and adventure
For the time being
Gay
Gay couple
Gemini
Girlfriend
Good sense of humor
Height weight proportional
Is partial to
In real life
In search of
Jewish
Kids
Lesbian
Light drinker
Long distance relationship
Libra
Light smoker
Long term relationship
Married
Married couple
Married but looking
No drugs
Never married
Non-smoker
Professional
Petite
Pisces
Real time sex
Single
Self addressed envelope
Single Asian female
Single Asian male
Sagittarius
Single black female
Single black male
Scorpio
Social drinker
Similar interests
Sense of humor
Submissive
Single white female
Single white male
Taurus
Transgendered
TransSexual
Very good looking
Virgo
Woman for Woman
Will answer all
Widowed
Would like to meet
Without
Willing to relocate
Extreme
You (or Your)
Years old

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