What does IDW stand for?

I don't want

IDW stands for "I don't want," and is used to communicate about something that you do not desire. It is most often seen in text messages and online in chat rooms and on social media.

Tweens, teens, and young adults use IDW to shorten their texts and posts online. It is especially helpful when characters are limited, like on Twitter, and when they are in a rush and texting.

Some instances of when a person would use IDW include not wanting to go to the dentist, not wanting to talk to a person, or not wanting to see your favorite character die in a show, movie, or video game.


IDW to see Brian tonight, he's such a jerk

IDW to cook either!

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Updated January 15, 2021

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