What Does WELFIE Mean in a Text?

WELFIE means "Workout Selfie." It is a photographic self-portrait taken while working out. Typically, WELFIES are posted on social-media networks (usually Instagram). Many celebrities and fitness gurus regularly post WELFIEs.

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When I write WELFIE, I mean this:

meaning of WELFIE

The image shows a woman taking a selfie at the gym.

Summary of Key Points

"Workout Selfie" is the most common definition for WELFIE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Workout Selfie
Type:Portmanteau Word
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of WELFIE in Sentences

Here are examples of WELFIE being used in conversations:
  • Tony: I saw your WELFIE. When did you start back at the gym?
  • Jordan: I started back today. I had to document the occasion.
  • Tony: We need to post our trip to the gym on Instagram.
  • Jordan: Okay! I'll wear my nice gym gear for our WELFIE.

An Academic Look at WELFIE

The term WELFIE is a portmanteau word, which is the term for when two words are merged into one. (DOKE (from Diet Coke) is another example of a portmanteau word.)
The term WELFIE is an amalgam of the words "workout" and "selfie."

Evolution of the SELFIE

Here is a 3-minute video showing how the SELFIE has evolved:

Example of WELFIE Used in a Text

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