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Definition of a BBS

BBS

interjection

  • acronym for "Be Back Soon". Generally used in texting or any keyboard use situation.
    I need to go get a snack. BBS.

    Last edited on May 25 2019. Submitted by Nightowl223 from Earth, TX, USA on May 25 2019.

noun

  • acronym for "bulletin board system". Used most often to refer to a computer (or group of computers) that allows users to dial into the system via a modem and download software, play games, chat with other users, etc.

    Last edited on Aug 27 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • a web site used to download games and other software; chat with friends and family; etc.

    Last edited on May 25 2019. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 08 2014.

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