Wat has 2 meanings
1. What is wat short for?


Wat is one of many abbreviations for "what," along with wut, wht, wa, and wha. It saves the time of typing an entire character.

You will see wat in texts and online, especially on social media and in messages. For example, your friend may text you, "Wat are you doing tonite?" Or, you might tweet, "IDK wat Bryan is thinking. He needs to get back with Katrina!"


wat do u wanna do l8r 2nite?
Iono. Maybe watch a movie
Wat tweet
Wat tweet

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Updated September 12, 2022
2. What does Wat stand for?

Wiping away tears

WAT is an acronym that stands for "wiping away tears." It is typically used online or in text messages as an alternative to LMAO or ROFL for when something funny occurs.

The acronym should only be used when something is REALLY funny and your laughter causes you to shed tears that you have to wipe away. It has to be beyond an LOL moment, which is far too mundane to capture a WAT moment.


WAT!!! The look on his face was priceless! OMG!

The tears are flowing

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Updated October 19, 2018

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