What Does WUU2 Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

In a text, WUU2 means "What are you up to?"

More Detail...

WUU2 is thought to have originated on MSN (Microsoft Network), a now discontinued instant-messaging service. WUU2 is one of a number of ways to ask what someone is doing at the present time. Others include:

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When I write WUU2, I mean this:

meaning of WUU2

WUU2 is a simple way of asking what someone is doing.

Summary of Key Points

"What are You Up To?" is, by far, the most common meaning for WUU2 when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:What are You Up To?
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of WUU2 in Sentences

Here are examples of WUU2 in conversations:
  • Dan: The coronavirus is spreading like wildfire, the Turks and Russians are almost at war with each other, the world economy is tanking. WUU2?
  • Don: I'm planning the most biggest and bestest response to everything.
  • Harry: WUU2 today Megs?
  • Meghan: You mean apart from plotting the downfall of the British monarchy? Not a lot really.

An Academic Look at WUU2

WUU2 plays the role of an interrogative sentence (i.e., a question), but it is commonly seen without a question mark. It can be written "WUU2?" or "WUU2," but the meaning remains the same.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "What are you doing at the moment?" instead of using WUU2.

Example of WUU2 Used in a Text

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