What is w8ing short for?


W8ing is an abbreviation for "waiting" that people use when they don't want to w8 while typing. Most people use it online, in text messages, and when gaming.

The "w" in the abbreviation is simply a "w" that combines with "8" and "ing" to sound like "waiting." People may send it when describing what they are doing to bide the time before receiving test results or food from a fast-food drive-thru line. People also use it when gaming when waiting for other gamers to sign on.


I've been w8ing 4ever in this line!

That w8ing feeling

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Updated April 18, 2022

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