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Meaning of DFW

What Does DFW Mean?

DWF (Down For Whatever) means "I am happy to do whatever you like." (It carries a connotation of being keen to do something cool.)

The expression "down for" is most probably a shortened version of "put me down for" (i.e., add my name to the list).
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Definition for DFW

DFW means "Down for Whatever". This is the most common definition for DFW on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about DFW:

Definition:Down for Whatever
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Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write DFW, I mean this:

meaning of DFW
DFW (Down For Whatever) is similar to "game for anything".

Examples of DFW in Sentences

Here are examples of DFW being used in conversations:
  • Person A: What do you want to do tonight, Joe?
  • Person B: DFW.
  • Person A: I am DFW on Saturday.
  • Person B: Let's just sit by the river with a crate of lager.
  • Person A: Yep, DFW.

An Academic Look at DFW

DFW is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dee Eff Dublyu). (Of note, initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.)

DFW is typically used as a standalone declarative sentence, the full version of which would be "I am down for whatever." However, it is also commonly used like a predicative adjective (e.g., I am DFW). On occasion, it is used like an attributive adjective (e.g., She is a DFW girl.)

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have said something like "game for anything" instead of DFW.

A Text with DFW

Using DFW on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


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