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BBM Line breaks: BBM

Definition of BBM in English:


BlackBerry Messenger, an instant messaging application installed on BlackBerry mobile devices.
Example sentences
  • All my friends are on BBM, and refuse to try anything else.
  • We text all the time and we're always on BBM.
  • Unlike social networks like Facebook and Twitter, messages sent through BBM cannot be traced back to the sender's phone.

noun (plural BBMs)

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An instant message that is sent or received using BlackBerry Messenger: he just sent me a BBM to remind me
More example sentences
  • A 15-year-old boy who likes a 15-year-old girl, sends her a BBM and is able to measure how important he is to her based on the speed of response.
  • My aunt sent me the cutest BBM.
  • I picked up my phone and had a slew of nasty BBMs from him saying I broke his heart.

verb (BBMs, BBMing, BBMd)

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Send (someone) an instant message using BlackBerry Messenger: I BBM him every once in a while
More example sentences
  • If you need to bolt, BBM me, and I'll call you with an emergency.
  • I managed to sleep in the room by myself for two nights, ordering room service and smoking cuban cigars and BBMing all of my friends back home.
  • I'm constantly texting or BBMing random people I meet.


Early 21st century: from the initial letters of BlackBerry Messenger, from BlackBerry, the proprietary name of the mobile devices on which the messaging application is installed (see BlackBerry).

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