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1.
Not Safe For Work. Used to describe Internet content generally inappropriate for the typical workplace, i.e., would not be acceptable in the presence of your boss and colleagues (as opposed to SFW, Safe For Work).
by The Internet September 12, 2003
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Not Safe For Work, used to refer to documents that would probably get you fired if you were looking at them on worktime. Usually R rated or higher.
Warning: This icture is NSFW.
by TweedyChic May 12, 2005
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Acronym: Not Suitable For Work.

Used when posting a link to a site of dubious merit which could cause embarrassment/P45 if linked to while using the Internet at work
Check this out! (note: NSFW)

Link: Ass-fucking pigs
by JoncBEE February 06, 2003
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4.
An abbreviation meaning "Not Safe For Work," used as a warning tag for overpaid workers who can browse the internet at work just as long as it doesn't involve swearing or nudity.
Tim got fired for looking at NSFW barnyard porn on the job and not alt-tabbing to his online gambling site fast enough when the boss came around to socialize about the game last night.
by TJefferson October 27, 2007
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5.
Not safe for work
You should never open the file at work if it has 'nsfw' in the name
dam bro her videos are nsfw
by Jameseatspi November 11, 2007
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6.
Now Show Friends and Workmates - a suggestion that the viewer draw the attention of friends and/or workmates to their computer screen before following a link or viewing further content. This indicates that the following content is interesting, informative or inspiring, usually in such a way that it will get the viewer promoted and increase workplace productivity.

No, seriously, this shit will get you fired.
EncyclopediaDramatica is NSFW
by trolololcat December 30, 2011
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Not Safe For Work
This website is kinda NSFW
by fixcitenyc May 20, 2009
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