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NSFW

Meaning 1 Not safe for work
Definition

NSFW means not safe for work. It is an acronym that accompanies web content that is not suitable for a work environment.

NSFW usually appears next to a link to the content on a website or email to warn the reader that the content may be considered inappropriate. An example of NSFW content is a website that contains profanity or other objectionable material. The term may also be used to describe offline things such as alcohol or loud music.

Example
"This video is hilarious. You should view it when you get home (NSFW)."
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Updated December 6, 2016
Meaning 2 Not suitable for women
Definition

A spoof of the "Not safe for work" acronym; means something is only suitable for a man.

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"The place is a hangout for guys and is NSFW."
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Updated December 17, 2013

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