Have you ever wondered what people mean when they address each other as fam?
So, What Does Fam Mean?
Fam is an abbreviation for family, and means a close friend or a group of close friends.
Fam is used as a form of address between close friends. It is often added on to a word or phrase, e.g. thanks fam, nah fam, it’s lit fam, sup fam or I got you fam.
When you refer to someone as fam, you are acknowledging that they are like family to you.
Although less common, fam is also used as an abbreviation to refer to a group of people who are related to each other, i.e. a conventional definition of family.
Fam is widely used as a slang term in texting and chat, and on social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr.
If Your Girlfriend Isn’t Driving You Crazy, She Ain’t Your Girl Fam. ??
Did u study last night?
What’d you make?
How long did u study last night?
What’d u make?
I swear to god if I can’t get mangos all year round cause of Trump I’ll be so fucking pissed. Also please don’t deport my fam & friends.
Celebrities aren’t a standard. I hate seeing ppl say “Body goals”. Like nah fam that’s surgery/photoshop goals.
PASSWORD STRONG AS HELL
WAY TO STAY WOKE FAM.
The origin of the slang term fam is unknown, but it started to gain popularity in the early 2000s.
“4 Da Fam” by Amil featuring Beanie Sigel, Jay Z & Memphis Bleek appeared on Amil’s debut studio album, All Money Is Legal (2000).
Another early example of this slang term being used in hip hop was GZA’s “Fam (Members Only)”, which appeared on his studio album, The Liquid Sword (2002).
The popularity and usage of fam really took off in 2014, and hit its peak in 2015, before going into decline from 2016 onward.
FAM is used as an acronym with a number of different meanings, including:
1. Foreign Affairs Manual, which is published by the U.S State Department. It contains the functional statements, organizational responsibilities and authorities of each of the major components of the Department.
2. Federal Air Marshal, whose job it is to blend in in with other passengers on board aircraft to protect the flying public.
3. Fuerza Aérea Mexicana, meaning Mexican Air Force, is the primary aerial warfare service branch of the Mexican Armed Forces.