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Online dating acronyms


Savvy online daters don't have a problem with it, but to a newbie, deciphering this "New Age" language can get a bit frustrating.

To help you out, we put together a list of the most common acronyms abbreviations used in an online dating profile. Now you'll know exactly what they are talking about!

  • A Asian
  • B Black
  • BIF Bisexual Female
  • BIM Bisexual Male
  • BIMF Bisexual Married female
  • BIMM Bixesual Married Male
  • BDSM Bondage/Discipline/Sadism/Masochism
  • BBW Big Beautiful Woman
  • BHM Big Handsome Man
  • CPL Couple
  • D Divorced
  • DDF Drug and Disease Free
  • DTE Down to Earth
  • DWF Divorced White Female
  • DWM Divorced White Male
  • F2F Face-to-Face
  • GSOH Good Sense of Humour
  • H Hispanic
  • HWP Height/Weight Proportional
  • ISO In Search Of
  • IRL In Real Life
  • J Jewish
  • K Kids
  • N/K No kids
  • LD Light Drinker
  • L Lesbian
  • LTR Long Term Relationship
  • LFG Looking For a Group
  • LSD Latter Day Saints
  • LGBT Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender
  • M4M Men For Men
  • M4W Men For Women
  • MBA Married But Available
  • MM Married Men
  • MWC Married With Children
  • NSA No Strings Attached
  • NS or N/S Non Smoker
  • PF Professional Female
  • PM Professional Male
  • RL Real Life
  • SALT Single and Loving It
  • SBF Single Black Female
  • SBM Single Black Male
  • SCF Single Christian Female
  • SCM Single Christian Male
  • SD Social Drinker
  • SGL Single
  • SI Similar Interests
  • SWF Single White Female or (Straight White Female)
  • TDH Tall Dark and handsome
  • TS Transsexual
  • TV Transvestite
  • W/E Well Endowed
  • WLTM Would Like To Meet
  • VBD Very Bad Date
  • W Widowed or White
  • WAA Will Answer All

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