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Meaning of WYBD

What Does WYBD Mean?

WYBD means "What've You Been Doing?". It is used to ask for an update on another person's life. (WYBD can indicate any length of time from a few minutes to a few years.)

Of note, WYBD is not always followed by a question mark, but users will overlook this grammatical error.
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Definition for WYBD

WYBD means "What've You Been Doing?". This is the most common definition for WYBD on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about WYBD:

Definition:What've You Been Doing?
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write WYBD, I mean this:

meaning of WYBD
Catching up with a friend.

Examples of WYBD in Sentences

Here are examples of WYBD being used in conversations:
  • Person A: We haven't spoken for ages! WYBD?
  • Person B: I've been working a lot these days. You?
  • Person A: Hey, WYBD
  • Person B: Not much. How was the party?

An Academic Look at WYBD

WYBD is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dublyu Wy Bee Dee), but as this is harder to say than "What've you been doing", it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation WYBD is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech. From a grammatical perspective, WYBD is an interrogative sentence (i.e., a question).

A Text with WYBD

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


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