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An abbreviation for "not safe/suitable for work." It typically accompanies online posts, articles, or videos that might be considered racy or otherwise inappropriate in the workplace. Unless you want the boss to yell at you, don't click on that link that says "NSFW."

not safe for work

A phrase (often abbreviated as "NSFW") that typically accompanies online posts, articles, or videos that might be considered racy or otherwise inappropriate in the workplace.
See also: not, safe, work
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After looking the town over with some care, the most suitable place that could be secured seemed to be a rather dilapidated shanty near the coloured Methodist church, together with the church itself as a sort of assembly-room.
I'm afraid it will be hard enough to get a really suitable house," warned Priscilla.
It would be difficult to convey a suitable idea of the savage ecstasy with which the news thus imparted was received.
A few minutes were consumed in disposing of those present in a manner suitable to their rank and influence in the tribe.
Of course, the upper room over the shop was to be the best sitting-room; but also the parlour behind the shop was to be made a suitable bower for the lovely Penny, who would naturally wish to be near her husband, though Mr.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Tyres of various types for vehicles of mt division Mrf tubeless tyres (front, size 185/60r-15) suitable for car tata manza.
It declares: This would mean we fund free travel arrangements for children of compulsory school age, who are permanently residing in the Local Authority of Kirklees, and attending their nearest suitable school as defined by Kirklees Council, as follows: | Children up to 8 years old who live more than 2 miles from their nearest suitable school.
My doctor has issued a Workcover medical certificate clearing me to work restricted hours and suitable duties.
As the main areas of Chi watershed have hot and dry environment, lack of abundant soils and sandy soil, it is important to locate suitable areas for economic crops plantation in Chi watershed.
It has been a newsy year for Seth, especially after the announcement that the writer will complete A Suitable Boy 's sequel titled A Suitable Girl by 2013.
Suitable for ages 5-12 Favourite Animal Families Steve Bloom has photographed baby animals and their families around the world.
Vikram Seth is writing a sequel to his bestselling novel A Suitable Boy, which was published in 1994.
Someone who is ad ept has suitable skills to perform a task well, while someone who is in ept does not.
The board wants expressions of interest from suitable candidates for positions on the Health Information Strategy Action Committee, the National Advisory Committee on Health and Disability, and the Ministers' Advisory Group for Pacific Island Affairs.