H/w has 2 meanings
1. What is h/w short for?


H/w is a common way to abbreviate homework, which is schoolwork a teacher assigns to students to work on outside of class at home. It may be an essay, book report, presentation, worksheet, or another type of task.

Many students despise h/w because it infringes on their free time outside of school, like going to a movie or hanging out at a friend's house. Nevertheless, students in elementary school to college have to work on h/w, although the way they complete it has changed over the years. For example, students in the 1980s had to complete their work on paper with a pencil, pen, or typewriter; but students in the 2020s often complete and submit their work on a computer via the Internet.

Mostly tweens, teens, and young adults use the abbreviation. You can also remove the slash in the abbreviation to make hw.


Do you know if that class is going to have a lot of h/w?

Procrastinating h/w

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Updated June 1, 2022
2. What does H/w stand for?

Husband and wife

Old-fashioned chatters may use the acronym H/W to mean "husband and wife." H/W is used quite infrequently, so it's not surprising that you had to look it up.

Most commonly, H/W is used while asking whether two people are married. There are not, it turns out, many other instances in which people use the phrase husband and wife.


Did u know they are h/w?

A loving h/w

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Updated August 3, 2021

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