What Does Awks Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

Awks means "Awkward."

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It is a slang abbreviation often used in casual conversation, text messages, and social media to describe something that is uncomfortable, embarrassing, or socially awkward. For example:
  • Toni: I walked around the shops for an hour before I realized my skirt was tucked into my underwear.
  • Jordan: Ha ha, awks!
  • Sam: The interviewer had on exactly the same suit as me.
  • Ali: No way! awks.
Awkward is also abbreviated as "awk" and "awky."

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When I write awks, I mean this:

meaning of Awks

Awks is used to describe those awkward moments!

Summary of Key Points

Definition for Awks

Awks means "awkward" on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and X (Twitter).
Type:Abbreviation & Slang Word
Guessability:guessability level 1
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at Awks

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Awks is a shortened version of awkward and is therefore a contraction. The addition of S at the end is a contemporary style of ending to a contracted word. It is nearly always used an adjective (i.e., a describing word).

Awks is also a slang word. Slang is informal language that consists of words, phrases, and uses of language that are often restricted to a specific context or a particular group of users. It is not typically used in formal or professional settings.

Example of Awks Used in a Text

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