What Does FWU Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

FWU means "F*cking With You."

More Observations...

The abbreviation FWU is used with the meaning "F*cking With You." It is a colloquialism for "I am just messing with you" or "I am joking with you." FWU is usually delivered after some apparently bad news that was intended as a joke. It has the effect of undoing what has just been said. "F*cking With You" is also abbreviated as FWY.

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When I write FWU, I mean this:

meaning of FWU

FWU indicates that something is meant as a joke.

Summary of Key Points

"F*cking With You" is, by far, the most common meaning for FWU when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:F*cking With You
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user


Examples of FWU in Sentences

Here are examples of FWU in conversation:
  • Don: I saw the results. You got a D-.
  • Ron: Oh no!
  • Don: FWU. You got an A+.
  • Carly: Hey! Is that your car being towed?
  • Simon: What the hell?!
  • Carly: FWU.

An Academic Look at FWU

FWU is typically used with the meaning "F*cking With You" as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not normally used as a part of speech in a wider sentence. As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Eff Dblyoo Yoo"), FWU is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words. FWU is not often spoken using its letters. It is usually employed for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have just said "F*cking With You" or something like "Just messing" or "Only joking" instead of using FWU.

Example of FWU Used in a Text

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