What is wha short for?


Wha is an abbreviation for "what" often used when confused and bewildered. It is meant to mimic the sound people sometimes make when they mean to say "what?!?" in amazement but are too dumbstruck.

You will most likely see it used when texting or online on social media or when gaming. Examples of when people use it include reacting to a friend's Instagram post that she's preggo, when a gamer completes a world record speedrun, or when your mom texts you a pic of the new car they bought you.


Wha!? Srsly? Ryan broke up with Jill?

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Updated August 25, 2021

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