What Does UDWK Mean in a Text?

UDWK means "You don't want to know." This phrase suggests that the information someone may tell you would be so shocking you'd wish you hadn't asked. UDWK could also be an answer given by someone when you ask what they've been up to or how they're feeling.

UDWK has another connotation too: it could also imply that the person is privy to secret information that it is better for you not to know.

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When I write UDWK, I mean this:

meaning of UDWK

UDWK means "You don't want to know."

Summary of Key Points

"You Don't Wanna Know" is the most common definition for UDWK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:You Don't Wanna Know
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of UDWK in Sentences

Here are examples of UDWK being used in conversations:
  • Tony: What have you been up to today?
  • Jordan: UDWK.
  • Tony: That bad, eh?
  • Tony: How's your new job going at the butchers?
  • Jordan: Believe me, UDWK.

An Academic Look at UDWK

UDWK is used as a declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). In other words, it is not used as a part of speech in a wider sentence.

Of note, UDWK is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Yu Dee Dublyu Kay), but as this is harder to say than "You donít want to know," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation UDWK is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Example of UDWK Used in a Text

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