What Does IDWK Mean in a Text?

IDWK means "I Don't Wanna Know."

The abbreviation IDWK is used with the meaning "I Don't Wanna Know" to indicate a lack of interest in something or a lack of desire to hear about it. IDWK is very similar in meaning to IDEWTK (I Don't Even Want To Know), although the inclusion of "even" makes this latter abbreviation more emphatic.

American pop band Maroon 5 released a track in 2016 entitled "I Don't Wanna Know," which featured guest vocals by rapper Kendrick Lamar.

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When I write IDWK, I mean this:

meaning of IDWK

IDWK can indicate a lack of desire to participate in something.

Summary of Key Points

"I Don't Wanna Know" is the most common definition for IDWK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:I Don't Wanna Know
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of IDWK in Sentences

Here are examples of IDWK being used in conversations:
  • Tyrone: I had such a hot date last night.
  • Col: Ugh, IDWK about your love life, thanks all the same.
  • Employee: Sorry I was late.
  • Employer: IDWK why, but don't let it happen again.

An Academic Look at IDWK

IDWK is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eye Dee Dublyoo Kay), but as this is harder to say than "I Don't Wanna Know," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation IDWK is 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 said something like "I'm Really Not Interested" instead of using IDWK.

Example of IDWK Used in a Text

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