WB

WB has 3 meanings
1. What does WB stand for?

Welcome back

In chat messages, the acronym WB means "welcome back." You can use WB whenever someone who was recently AFK returns to a chat room or online video game, to welcome them back to the action.

Most chatters and gamers consider it common courtesy to WB those who have been away. You'll most often see WB used in response to BAK (back at keyboard) or BAC (back at computer), which are acronyms that chatters use to let others know they've returned.

Example

WB! Ready for another match?

A friend who's about to send WB

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Updated October 4, 2022
2. What does WB stand for in messages?

Write back

When someone sends you WB in a message, they are saying, "write back." You will most likely see WB at the end of an email, chat, or text message thread.

WB typically exudes a sense of urgency in that the sender would really appreciate a reply. For example, they may have just communicated some big news and want the recipient's reaction, or they need an answer about an important matter that's time-sensitive.

An example of when you might see it is when your friend texts you and asks what you want to eat. Or your mom may have emailed you about a family gathering and is wondering when you will be able to join them for dinner.

Example

I hope you are doing well! WB when you get a chance.

That WB anticipation

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Updated January 26, 2022
3. What does WB stand for?

Way bored

Not just bored, way bored. Might be confused with "write back" if used in an e-mail.

Example

I don't know about you, but I am WB right now.

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Updated November 13, 2013

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