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Meaning of DWI

What Does DWI Mean?

DWI means "Deal with It". The abbreviation DWI is an insensitive way of telling someone to get on with a situation and to stop complaining or hesitating. If used on its own, DWI can be seen as quite a rude or irritated response. DWI is most often said in frustration at someone's inability to accept an event or situation or to make a decision.

Depending on the circumstances a similar abbreviation would be JDI (Just Do It), meaning "stop talking and just get on with it" or DYEP (Dry Your Eyes, Princess).
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Definition for DWI

DWI means "Deal with It". This is the most common definition for DWI on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about DWI:

Definition:Deal with It
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write DWI, I mean this:

meaning of DWI
DWI is often a frustrated response to someone being unable to deal with a situation.

Examples of DWI in Sentences

Here are examples of DWI being used in conversations:
  • Caroline: Mum, that's so unfair. She's got new shoes.
  • Marion: And you've got a new dress. DWI!
  • Trisha: I'm so jealous of your new car.
  • Andrew: I've saved while you've spent all your cash on clothes so stop moaning and DWI.

An Academic Look at DWI

DWI is typically used as an imperative (i.e., an order).

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "get used to the situation" instead of DWI.

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


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