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What Does AWKY Mean?AWKY means "Awkward." Online users typically write AWKY in response to people describing events that placed them in awkward situations. For example:
- Alice: My ex-husband served me and my new boyfriend in MacDonald's earlier.
- Peter: Ah, AWKY!
Summary of Key Points
Definition for AWKYAWKY means "Awkward" (see also AWKS and AWK). This is the most common definition for AWKY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter.
(see also AWKS and AWK)
|Type:||Slang Word (Jargon)|
1: Easy to guess
Adults and Teenagers
Examples of AWKY in SentencesHere are examples of AWKY being used in conversations:
- Tony: I saw my ex in town earlier.
- Jordan: Oops, AWKY.
- Tony: I couldn't celebrate when I passed the test because Jane had failed hers.
- Jordan: Ah, AWKY.
An Academic Look at AWKYAWKY is a shortened version of awkward and is therefore a contraction. The Y is added to the end for a sense of fun. The term AWKY is nearly always used an adjective (i.e., a describing word).
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we might have said something like "let the ground swallow me up" instead of AWKY.
Example of AWKY Used in a Text
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