Meaning of DWTH

What Does DWTH Mean?

DWTH means "Don't Work Too Hard". The abbreviation DWTH can be used literally to suggest someone should not work so much, but also sarcastically to imply someone is not working hard enough. For example, a busy waitress could be told by a customer "don't work too hard", which suggests concern for her welfare. However, the same phrase delivered with a sarcastic tone could imply they think she is not working hard enough.

Another phrase with a similar dual meaning, which could be used in the same circumstances, is LTD (Living The Dream)
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Definition for DWTH

DWTH means "Don't Work Too Hard". This is the most common definition for DWTH on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about DWTH:

Definition:Don't Work Too Hard
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Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write DWTH, I mean this:

meaning of DWTH
DWTH means "Don't Work Too Hard" and can be used literally or sarcastically.

Examples of DWTH in Sentences

Here are examples of DWTH being used in conversations:
  • Ben: I've got an essay to finish so I won't be at the party.
  • Oscar: Bad luck. DWTH.
  • Helen: It's so tiring sitting in the sun reading all day.
  • Chris: Really? DWTH. My 18-hour factory shift finishes soon, but why don't I clean the house and cook the dinner while you relax?

An Academic Look at DWTH

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

A Text with DWTH

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


See Also

AWNP (All Work No Play) BEAST (To Work [someone] Hard (as a verb)) GBTW (Get Back To Work) GTW (Got To Work) KUDOS (Respect For Good Work) KUTGW (Keep Up The Good Work) GRULE (Hard Work) WHPH (Work Hard, Play Hard) TIE (Take It Easy)