What Does DNW Mean?

DNW means "Do Not Want." The abbreviation DNW is a statement declaring that a person does not want to see, hear or do something.

Summary of Key Points

"Do Not Want" is the most common definition for DNW on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Do Not Want
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write DNW, I mean this:

meaning of DNW
DNW means "Do Not Want."


Examples of DNW in Sentences

Here are examples of DNW being used in conversations:
  • Geoff: Are you going out tonight?
  • Lewis: Don't think so. I really DNW to.
  • Anna: Do you think he'll like your new dress?
  • Mary: I hope so! I DNW him to miss me. It cost a fortune!

An Academic Look at DNW

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Dee Enn Dublyu"), DNW is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

DNW is also classed as a double negative

Example of DNW Used in a Text


See Also

IDW (I Don't Want) IDWT (I Don't Want To) YDWTK (You Don't Want To Know) IDWTK (I Don't Want To Know) DFLI (Don't Feel Like It) DG (Don't Go) DNK (Do Not Know) DNP (Do Not Post) DWEET (Do It) IDNK (I Do Not Know) IDWTAI (I Don't Wanna Talk About It)