What does NSFW mean?

An acronym that stands for "Not Safe For Work" — indicates material is not acceptable for public or at-work viewing.

NSFW

Other definitions of NSFW:

  • Not Safe for Work, but can also stand for "Not suitable for work" or "Not Safe for Wife" — stuff that you should not being viewing at work or in front of your significant other.
  • Stands for Not Safe for Work, and denotes content that is either pornographic/heavily sexualized or violent.
  • Short for not safe for work, which is online lingo for stuff that shouldn't be viewed in the workplace. Stuff that is safe for work (SFW) is all you should consider viewing at work.

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How to use the term
NSFW:

  • DON'T CLICK THAT LINK! There's a NSFW tag and we're still on the clock.

  • I didn't notice the NSFW warning and clicked on it right in front of my boss. Oh boy.

  • I stumbled into my partners NSFW collection, so we had a little talk about trust.


References:

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