What does LFW stand for?

Looking for work

Someone who is LFW is "looking for work." You might encounter this acronym in forum and social media posts, made by people who are searching for freelance work or full-time employment.

Most often, those LWF post in related forums or groups, to give themselves the best chance of actually finding a gig. For example, a DJ who resides in Chicago might post that they're LFW in a local forum, while a web developer looking for work might post in the r/WebDevJobs subreddit.


Experienced chef LFW, ideally evenings. Can work weekends
A voice actor LFW on Reddit
A voice actor LFW on Reddit

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Updated February 3, 2023

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