What Does AWTTW Mean in a Text?

AWTTW means "A Word To The Wise."

The abbreviation AWTTW is used with the meaning "A Word To The Wise" to preface a piece of advice. For example:
  • AWTTW, never eat yellow snow.
  • AWTTW, trying is the first step toward failure.

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meaning of AWTTW

"A Word To The Wise"

Summary of Key Points

"A Word To The Wise" is the most common definition for AWTTW on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:A Word To The Wise
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
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An Academic Look at AWTTW

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ayy Double-Yoo Tee Tee Double-Yoo"), AWTTW is classified as an initialism abbreviation.

Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are abbreviations spoken as words (e.g., GOAT, NATO).

Example of AWTTW Used in a Text

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