Definition & Meaning of "PEBKAC"

What does pebkac mean? View the definition of pebkac and all related slang terms containing pebkac below:

pebkac :
problem exists between keyboard and chair

Usage of PEBKAC

The abbreviation "PEBKAC" stands for "problem exists between keyboard and chair." This term is often used to describe a situation where someone is experiencing difficulties with their computer or technology due to user error rather than a technical issue with the device itself. The term highlights the idea that sometimes, the problem is not with the technology, but with the person using it.

Example of PEBKAC used in texting:

1. Friend 1: "Ugh, my computer is running so slow, I think there's something wrong with it."
Friend 2: "Sounds like PEBKAC to me 😉"

2. Coworker 1: "I can't seem to get this program to work, it keeps giving me an error message."
Coworker 2: "Have you tried double-checking your inputs? Could be PEBKAC."

3. Family member 1: "My phone battery keeps dying so quickly! It must be a problem with the battery itself."
Family member 2: "Actually, have you tried closing some of your apps and reducing your screen brightness? Sounds like PEBKAC to me."

Slang Terms & Acronyms containing "pebkac"

pebkac :
problem exists between keyboard and chair

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