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Meaning of WYF


What Does WYF Mean?

WYF means "What's Your Favorite?", "Who's Your Favorite?" and "Where You From?".

The abbreviation WYF is typically used in text-based messaging with three main meanings:
  • "What's Your Favorite?" or "Who's Your Favorite?". WYF is used as a question to determine which particular thing or person someone likes best.
  • Where You From?". WYF is also used to question a person's place of birth or residence.
Summary of Key Points

First Definition for WYF

WYF means "What's Your Favorite?". This is the most common definition for WYF on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about WYF:

WYF
Definition:What's Your Favorite?
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition for WYF

WYF also means "Who's Your Favorite?":

WYF
Definition:Who's Your Favorite?
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition for WYF

WYF also means "Where You From?":

WYF
Definition:Where You From?
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write WYF, I mean this:

meaning of WYF
WYF also means "Who's Your Favorite?" and "Where You From?".
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Examples of WYF in Sentences

Here are examples of WYF being used in conversations:
  • Lucy: I like chocolate ice cream. And vanilla. And toffee.
  • Maria: Yes, but WYF?
  • (Here, WYF means "What's Your Favorite?".)
  • Lou Bega: I like Angela, Pamela, Sandra and Rita; And as I continue you know they're getting sweeter.
  • Maria: Yes, but WYF?
  • (Here, WYF means "Who's Your Favorite?".)
  • ET: Home.
  • Elliot: Yes, but WYF?
  • (Here, WYF means "Where You From?".)

An Academic Look at WYF

WYF plays the role of an interrogative sentence (i.e., a question), but it is commonly seen without a question mark. In other words, it can be written "WYF?" or "WYF".

WYF is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dublyoo Why Eff). However, it is not usually spoken using its letters.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "What's Your Favorite?", "Who's Your Favorite?" or "Where You From?" instead of using WYF.

A Text with WYF

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

 
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