BG Meaning In Text

“BG” stands for “Bad Game.”

What does BG mean?

The abbreviation “BG” stands for “Bad Game.” It’s when a gamer is saying to another gamer that the game was really poor. It’s like the inverse of saying “GG” — which means “good game.”

For example, “Gosh what a BG!”

Abbreviation Meaning Emotion
BG Bad Game Disappointed
Safe for work Safe for children
Yes Yes
Snapchat meaning Instagram meaning
Bad Game Bad Game
Year it began trending Primary community
2017 Gamers, social media and text messaging

Examples and other meanings

  • “Totally BG!”
    • Emotion: Informative
    • Intention: In this message the gamer is referring to something at the end of the game—like saying the game wasn’t as good as it could have been.
  • “Dude such a BG!”
    • Emotion: Reference
    • Intention: Another message that might be said over Xbox or another gaming platform.

Popularity over time