What Does WUWT Mean?

WUWT means "What's up with that?" and is typically used to question a situation or event. In essence, it means "what's wrong?". For reasons of efficiency, it has become more common to write WU (what's up?).

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When I write WUWT, I mean this: meaning of WUWT What's up with that?

Summary of Key Points

"What's Up With That" is the most common definition for WUWT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:What's Up With That
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of WUWT in Sentences

Here are examples of WUWT being used in conversations:
  • Tony: Mr. Spencer wasn't in school today WUWT.
  • Jordan: I've no idea. I haven't seen him all week.
  • Tony: Your game was terrible tonight WUWT.
  • Jordan: Yeah, I'm just not on form at the moment.

An Academic Look at WUWT

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

WUWT is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dublyu Yu Dublyu Tee), but as this is harder to say than "What's up with that," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation WUWT is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "What is the matter with that?" instead of WUWT.

Example of WUWT Used in a Text


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