Dating ad acronyms Hook up for sex chat room
These seemingly random combinations of letters can tell you a lot about an individual, but you need to figure out what they mean first.
If you are new to the world of internet dating you have probably noticed many abbreviations and acronyms sprinkled throughout the profiles.
There are also online dating abbreviations that explain sexual preference. Usually, straight individuals will not use any special abbreviations to let you know that they are heterosexual.
Sometimes abbreviations can let you know a lot about someone’s background and lifestyle. If they occasionally indulge in recreational drugs, they will let you know by putting a 420 somewhere in their description.
Then keep this list of acronyms handy (or print it off and post it by your computer for future reference) and you'll understand internet-related dating lingo in no time.
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Don’t worry, because we have compiled the basic abbreviations inserted in gay personal ads. 69 – Sixty-nine (he would like to give and receive BJs) A – Asian ALT – Alternative Sex (refers to kinky sex and fetishes like BDSM) ASP – Anglo-Saxon Protestant B – Black (African-American) BB – Bare Back (to have anal sex without a condom) BDSM – Bondage, Discipline, and Sado-Masochism (any form of sex that deals with pain and submission) Bear – Generally refers to bearded and hairy guys BI – Bisexual Bi F – Bisexual Female Bi M – Bisexual Male BJ – Blow Job (oral sex) Blnd – Blonde (pale-haired) Brn – Brunette (having dark brown hair) Bottom – A guy who prefers to be on the receiving end of anal sex C – Christian CD – Cross-Dresser CPLS – Couples (usually appearing on ads of gay couples seeking for a three-some, four-some, or couple swing) Cub – A younger bear Cut – Having a circumcized penis D – Divorced (usually referring to a previous heterosexual marriage) D/D Free – Drug- and Disease-Free (can also appear as DDF) Dom – Dominant Male or Female (prefers a partner who is submissive, sometimes to a point of being a slave) DM – Divorced Male DGM – Divorced Gay Male F – Female Fems – Feminine (referring to effeminate gays, or those who act girly) FF – Fist Fucking (having a fist inserted to a partner’s vagina or anus) FTM – Female to Male Transsexual (lesbians who have had transgender procedures to become male) GAM – Gay Asian Male GBM – Gay Black Male GHM – Gay Hispanic Male GSOH – Good Sense of Humor GWM – Gay White Male H – Hispanic HD – Heavy Drinker HS – Heavy Smoker HWP – Height-Weight Proportional ICQ – A free online messaging service (com) derived from the phrase “I Seek You”; this term is usually followed by an “ID number” or the user’s numeric code IM – Instant Messaging (like ICQ, AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo!