What Does WELFIE Mean?

WELFIE means "Workout Selfie." It is a photographic self-portrait taken while working out. Typically, WELFIES are posted on social-media networks (usually Instagram). Many celebrities and fitness gurus regularly post WELFIEs.

Summary of Key Points

"Workout Selfie" is the most common definition for WELFIE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Workout Selfie
Type:Portmanteau Word
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for WELFIE

When I write WELFIE, I mean this:

meaning of WELFIE
The image shows a woman taking a selfie at the gym.


Examples of WELFIE in Sentences

Here are examples of WELFIE being used in conversations:
  • Tony: I saw your WELFIE. When did you start back at the gym?
  • Jordan: I started back today. I had to document the occasion.
  • Tony: We need to post our trip to the gym on Instagram.
  • Jordan: Okay! I'll wear my nice gym gear for our WELFIE.

An Academic Look at WELFIE

The term WELFIE is a portmanteau word, which is the term for when two words are merged into one. (DOKE (from Diet Coke) is another example of a portmanteau word.)
The term WELFIE is an amalgam of the words "workout" and "selfie."

Evolution of the SELFIE

Here is a 3-minute video showing how the SELFIE has evolved:

Example of WELFIE Used in a Text


See Also

SELFIE (self-taken camera picture of oneself) BELFIE (self-taken camera picture of your bottom) FELFIE (self-taken camera picture of a farmer) DRELFIE (a drunken self-taken camera picture) DRONIE (a drone-taken camera picture of oneself) HELFIE (self-taken camera picture of one's hair) SHELFIE (self-taken camera picture of a shelf) YOUIE (self-taken camera picture of someone else) USSIE (a group self-taken camera picture)