What does WTB stand for in online marketplaces?

Want to buy

In online marketplaces, WTB means "want to buy." Someone using this acronym wants to buy a specific item or items.

You may see WTB used on Craiglist, Reddit exchanges, and other forum-style marketplaces. You may also see it used in WoW and other MMORPGs, when a player is selling an in-game item.


WTB a 1978 Les Paul guitar, budget $2,000
A forum user inquiring about Craigslist WTB ads
A forum user inquiring about Craigslist WTB ads

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Updated June 28, 2022

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