Updated: 01/18/2023 by Computer Hope

BG may refer to any of the following:

Stylized graphic of the letters B and G

1. BG is shorthand for bad game. Typing this in chat lets other players in the game know you thought the game was no fun, often because the game seemed imbalanced.

2. BG is short for background. For example, bgcolor is short for background color and is an HTML (HyperText Markup Language) tag used to change the background color in a website.

3. BG is a command in Linux. See the bg command page for a full description of this command.

4. Short for battleground, BG is a place where people meet online to fight or battle.

5. BG is an acronym for the game Baulder's Gate.

6. BG is chat slang for big grin.

7. The Internet domain suffix .bg is short for Bulgaria.

Computer abbreviations, Game terms, GG, L