What Does WSG Mean in a Text?

WSG means "What's Good?".

The abbreviation WSG is widely used in text messaging and social media as a greeting with the meaning "What's Good?". For example:
  • Toni: Hey man, WSG?
  • Jo: All cool here. WSG with you?
In this context, WSG is similar in meaning and use to phrases such as "How are you doing?" (HAYD), "How are you?" (HRU), and "What's Up?" (WSP).

WSG can also be a request for advice. For example:
  • WSG at the drive-in this weekend?
  • WSG on the menu at that new restaurant?

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When I write WSG, I mean this:

meaning of WSG

WSG is typically used as a greeting.

Summary of Key Points

"What's Good?" is the most common definition for WSG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:What's Good?
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at WSG

WSG plays the role of an interrogative sentence (i.e., a question), but it is commonly seen without a question mark. It can be written "WSG?" or "WSG".

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "How are things?" or just "All right?" instead of using the abbreviation WSG.

Example of WSG Used in a Text

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