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jfc

or JFC [jey-ef-see]

What does jfc mean?

JFC (jfc) is a vulgar slang initialism that stands for “jesus fucking christ.” It’s usually used as an exasperated exclamation in times of frustration or for emotional emphasis in a variety of informal contexts, especially in digital communication.

Where does jfc come from?

Examples of jfc

JFC! How many times are they going to explain to non-Philly people how to order a cheese steak?
@billburr, January 2018
We REACTED to the Tide Pod Challenge! DON’T EAT TIDE PODS OR YOU ARE DUMB BECAUSE IT IS VERY DANGEROUS JFC
@GameGrumps, January 2018
JFC. God, back in my WoW days our raids were just an excuse for a bunch of people who knew each other by voice to drink late in to the night and maybe accidentally accomplish something. It's just a goddam game, people.
naughtyrev, Fark, December 2017
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Who uses jfc?

JFC is used widely and informally in digital contexts including social media, internet forums, comment sections, video-game chats, and text messages.

It can express, to both serious and playful effect, a variety of emotions, such as shock, anger, frustration, or a judgy amusement.

As an abbreviation, its vulgarity is lessened, even though it stands for a blasphemous profanity. Some may still consider the abbreviation offensive and disrespectful though.

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