An acronym that is widely used in texting and chat, and on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet, but what does NIMBY mean in slang?
Most Common NIMBY Meaning
NIMBY stands for Not In My Back Yard.
NIMBY is used to describe a local resident objecting to a proposal for a new development, due to an unwillingness to put up with its negative consequences, with the connotation that such a development is needed, but should be sited further away.
Would you believe, the skateboard park might be closed down because of nimby neighbors complaining about noise?
Alternative NIMBY Meanings
What Does NIMBY Mean?
Not In My Back Yard.