Meaning of IWY

What Does IWY Mean?

IWY means "I Want You".

The abbreviation IWY can be used with the meaning "I Want You" as a simple order or request. It is also often used to express an intense desire for someone.

IWY does not necessarily indicate feelings of love or deep affection. It is typically used in online dating and adult forums to indicate that the sender wants a physical rather than an emotional relationship.
Summary of Key Points

Definition for IWY

IWY means "I Want You". This is the most common definition for IWY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about IWY:

Definition:I Want You
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for IWY
When I write IWY, I mean this:

meaning of IWY
IWY often expresses a physical desire.

Examples of IWY in Sentences

Here are examples of IWY being used in conversations:
  • Karolina: IWY so much.
  • Vlad: Does that mean you love me?
  • Karolina: Err, that's not exactly what I meant.
  • Aaron: Last time we had sex it was so good that even the neighbors had a cigarette.
  • Sonia: I remember. And now IWY again.

An Academic Look at IWY

IWY is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eye Dublyu Why), but as this is harder to say than "I Want You", it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation IWY is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I want to sleep with you" instead of using IWY.

A Text with IWY

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


See Also

SEXT (Sending Sexually Explicit Text Messages) HORNY (Turned On) H/U (Hook Up) PHU (Potential Hook Up) M/O (Make Out)