B is a letter, yes, but it’s also a shortening of several words: brother, babe, bae, boo … you get the point.
People often use B to response to their friends, family, random internet poster or commenter. It’s a friendly way of showing affection.
b 1. or B (bē) n. pl. b's or B's also bs or Bs. 1. The second letter of the modern English alphabet. 2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter b. 3. The second in a series.
B. Symbol. 1. the second in order or in a series. 2. ( sometimes l.c.) a grade or mark indicating that academic work, a product, etc., is good but not of the highest quality. 3. a major blood group. See ABO system. 4.
B One of the four major blood groups in the ABO system. Individuals with this blood group have the B antigen on the surface of their red blood cells, and the anti-A antibody in their blood serum.
1. the second letter and first consonant of the modern English alphabet. 2. (Phonetics & Phonology) a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiced bilabial stop, as in bell. 3. Also: beta the second in a series, esp the second highest grade in an examination.
noun, plural B's or Bs, b's or bs. the second letter of the English alphabet, a consonant. any spoken sound represented by the letter B or b, as in bid, bauble, or daubed. something having the shape of a B. a written or printed representation of the letter B or b. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter B or b.
British Dictionary definitions for b (3 of 6) 1 a note having a frequency of 493.88 hertz (B above middle C) or this value multiplied or divided by any power of 2; the seventh note of the scale of C major 2 a key, string, or pipe producing this note 3 the major or minor key having this note as its tonic