Bingo Slang Words And Abbreviations You Need To Know

bingo slang words and abbreviations

Online bingo games require players to have knowledge of special terms. You will notice them at various bingo sites, chat rooms, online bingo guides, and so on. Find the most common bingo slang words and abbreviations in our article.

Bingo is a game of chance that is played online and offline. It is a fun and simple gambling game with the only goal of marking off all numbers on your card following a certain pattern. At first, bingo was played only in bingo halls. The rules of bingo remained the same, but players were supposed to cover the pattern on their cards before everyone else did the same.

Playing bingo on the Internet is a bit different from the way the game is hosted in bingo halls. Not only does it offer the latest online bingo bonuses to reward the most loyal players and newcomers. There is no need to be the first to mark off all numbers because most bingo games are video games with a predetermined result.

However, you can also play bingo in live mode. If you choose this method, you need to know the most common bingo slang words and abbreviations you might see on screen. Bingo players have developed a list of chat terms, abbreviations, and slang words to form their own and unique community. If you want to join it, you should know how to talk like a real pro!

Common bingo slang words and abbreviations

Below you will find the list of the most commonly used abbreviations and slang words you can find at online and live bingo sites. In some cases, these terms can be found in bingo halls too, so learning them is essential. 

1TG/2TG/3TG – one/two/three to go – one/two/three numbers to mark off to win

CH – chat host

CM – chat moderator

CL – chat leader

FH – full house

FAQ – frequently asked questions

JP – jackpot

QD – quick draw

PJP – progressive jackpot

RNG – Random Number Generator

WTA – winner takes all

Dabber – a marker used to ‘dab’ the numbers on bingo cards

Eyes down – the start of the game

Early-bird – the first bingo game of the day

Flimsies – paper bingo cards used in bingo halls

Lights out – the last bingo game of the day

Roomies – bingo players chatting in the same “room”

bingo slang words and abbreviations

Bingo chat acronyms and abbreviations

Besides common terms, calls in 90 ball bingo, slang words, and other useful terminology, players should know some acronyms to use in chats. Bingo chat rooms allow players to communicate with each other at online bingo sites. If you want to look like a pro, use these acronyms to chat with fellow players.  

AFAIK – as far as I know

AFC – away from the computer

AFK – away from the keyboard

ASAP – as soon as possible

B4 – before

BRB – be right back

BBL – be back later

BIAM – back in a minute

BLNT – better luck next time

BTW – by the way

E1 – everyone

GR8 – great

GG – good game

GN – good night

GL – good luck

GLE – good luck everyone

GLA – good luck all

GMTA – great minds think alike

FYI – for your information

HB – hurry back

HHIS – hanging head in shame

IMO – in my opinion

JK – just kidding

JJ – just joking

JTLYK – just to let you know

LOL – laughing out loud

LTNC – long time no see

LMAO – laughing my arse off

NP – no problem

PM – private message

ROFL – rolling on the floor laughing

SYS – see you soon

SRY – sorry

SWL – screaming with laughter

TC – take care

TY – thank you

TX – thanks

TMI – too much information

TTYL – talk to you later

TYVM – thank you very much

TTFN – ta ta for now

YW – you are welcome

WB – welcome back

WDW – well-done winners

WDA – well done all

WTG – way to go

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