What Does WTS Mean in a Text?

WTS means "Want to Sell."

In the context of video gaming, the abbreviation WTS is used with the meaning "Want to Sell," to let other players know that the poster has items that they wish to sell. For example:
  • WTS six gold coins.
  • WTS Nightblade bundle.
Other gaming terms related to doing business include: Check out our complete glossary of online gaming terms.

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When I write WTS, I mean this:

meaning of WTS

"Want to Sell"

Summary of Key Points

"Want to Sell" is the most common definition for WTS on online gaming forums.
Definition:Want to Sell
Type:Abbreviation (Initialism)
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at WTS

WTS is classified as an initialism abbreviation, as it is pronounced one letter at a time.

Other examples of initialisms are:
  • AI - "Artificial Intelligence."
  • EW - "Electronic Warfare."
Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are abbreviations spoken as words. For example:
  • GOAT - "Greatest Of All Time."
  • FANG - "Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google."

Example of WTS Used in a Text

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