About This Word

HBD

What does HBD mean?

HBD is an acronym for Happy Birthday. It's often seen as a lazy way of messaging someone on their birthday.

It's also occasionally used to mean here be dragons, referring to unexplored or dangerous territory ahead.

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For example

Writing HBD on someone's Facebook wall instead of happy birthday translates to, "I like you, just not enough to type two whole words."

@Rollinintheseat, October, 2015

"HBD" is what you write when:

Your fingers are lazy.

Your care factor is zero, or thereabouts.

You've had a creative brain fart.

Adam Bub, mamamia.com.au, May, 2017

#HBD to America’s 3rd president, Thomas Jefferson!

@HouseGOP, April 2018

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