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Online Auctions Slang

Online auction sites and web-based classified ads are popular ways to buy and sell items online. Whether you use eBay, Craigslist, or another website, knowing the abbreviations below will help you better understand item descriptions. If you're selling items online, using online auction acronyms can help you fit more details in your headlines with fewer characters.

Slang Term Meaning Votes
ISOIn search of
NLTNo later than
fbFeedback
BNIBBrand new in box
RTBReal-time bidding
WYBWhen you buy
FCFSFirst-come, first-served
qCoupon
MIBMint in box
CONUSContiguous United States
OOAKOne of a kind
FVFFinal value fee
TixTickets
xtCross training
xcCross country
MSRPManufacturer's suggested retail price
NRFBNever removed from box
HTFHard to find
GUGently used
NRNo reserve
BINBuy it now
VGCVery good condition
FSFor sale
4saleFor sale
N/RNo reserve
BCBack cover
BAFOBest and final offer
EUCExcellent used condition
NWTNew with tags
ONCOOr nearest cash offer
OCONUSOutside of contiguous United States
OOTBOut of the box
241Two for one
OBOOr best offer
OOPOut of print
NWOTNew without tags
NOSNew old stock
BNWTBrand new with tags
DSRDetailed seller rating
ONOOr nearest offer
SPPUSold pending pickup
ORPOriginal Retail Price
NEDNo expiration date
S/OSold out
plPinkliner
NIBNew in box
NSANo strings attached
MSTMust see today
NIPNew in package
CIPCustomer initiated payment