Craigslist dating lingo

Posted by / 04-Dec-2019 20:43

These include PT or FT to designate part-time or full-time work; AA/EO to signal an affirmative action/equal-opportunity employer; or simply EOE, for equal-opportunity employer.

The latter acronym sometimes comes before M/F/V/D or M/F/V/H, indicating that the employer welcomes males, females, veterans and the disabled or handicapped.

Once ad-placers identified their gender – and which gender they're seeking – they’ll probably offer more details about themselves and what they have in mind.

Acronyms such as SWM or DBF stand for single white male and divorced black female, respectively.

We’re here to help you understand Craigslist slang with our ‘Craigslist Slang Dictionary’.

Buyer: "Yo you got that gixxer for sale on Craigslist bro?

" Seller: "It's not a Suzuki GSX-R, it's a Honda CBR1000.

By logical extension, W4W and W4M means woman seeking woman, and woman seeking man, respectively.

These acronyms also could refer to women or men in the plural, but the context of the ad usually makes it clear how many people are involved.

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Other work-related acronyms you might find on Craigslist include DOE which applies to a potential salary and may be interpreted as either determined on employment or depending on experience, and DFWP, which means drug-free workplace and provides a clue that you’ll probably need to take a drug test before getting hired.