TBF

1. What does TBF stand for?

To be fair

An acronym that is similar to saying, "On the other hand" (OTOH); typically used at the beginning of a response.

Example

"TBF, she also was a national merit scholar."

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Last Updated: April 14, 2014

2. What does TBF stand for in emails?

To be forwarded

In emails, TBF can stand for "to be forwarded." An email whose subject contains the acronym TBF is meant to be forwarded on to someone else, often because it has a form or other item attached that the second recipient must fill out and return.

If an email contains the acronym TBF anywhere other than its subject line, it's possible that the acronym instead stands for "to be fair" or "to be frank." Context should tell you whether the email's sender is expressing their opinion, or wants you to forward the email on to an additional recipient.

Example

"TBF: Benefit eligibility letter"

A person waiting to receive an email marked TBF

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3. What does TBF stand for?

To be frank

An acronym that is another way of saying, "To be honest..." or TBH.

Example

"TBF, I don't really care what they decide at this point."

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Last Updated: April 14, 2014

TBF definition

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