WTF Meaning In Text

“WTF” stands for “What the F#ck.”

What does WTF mean?

Abbreviation “WTF” means “What the F#ck.” It’s considered a curse word and expletive. Someone would say “WTF” when they want to express frustration or anger.

This abbreviation is not considered safe or appropriate for work. And is not safe for children to use.

Abbreviation Meaning Emotion
WTF What the F#ck Expletive
Safe for work Safe for children
No No
Snapchat meaning Instagram meaning
What the F#ck What the F#ck
Year it began trending Primary community
2004 Text messaging and social media.

Examples and other meanings

  • “WTF! Go Home!”
    • Emotion: Expletive
    • Intention: In this example, we can see a person using “WTF” when they want to allude to them being angry or upset.
  • “I was like… WTF. LOL!”
    • Emotion: Happy
    • Intention: Unlike the example above, we can see people using “WTF” when they are acting confused and happy.

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