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What Does WYF Mean?

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

What's Your Favorite?" or "Who's Your Favorite?

WYF is often 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.

World Youth Forum

First held in November 2017, the "World Youth Forum" is an Egyptian initiative designed to allow young people from all over the world to exchange views and make recommendations to decision-makers and other influential figures. The WYF has since become an opportunity for young people to network and to engage with top policymakers, including heads of state and business leaders.

Summary of Key Points

First Definition for WYF

WYF means "What's Your Favorite?" This is a common definition for WYF on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter.
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

Fourth Definition for WYF

WYF also means "World Youth Forum"
WYF
Definition:World Youth Forum
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
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?," "Where You From?," and "World Youth Forum."

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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 usually 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".

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Dblyoo Why Eff"), WYF is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

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. The "World Youth Forum" did not exist before the digital era.

Example of WYF Used in a Text

WYF

See Also

ATF (All Time Favourite) FAV (Favourite) #1 (number one)