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“WBY” means “What About You?”

What does WBY mean?

In texting, “WBY” means “What about you?” It’s a slang used to ask someone the same question after you’ve answered theirs. For example, if they ask, “What’s going on?” you could reply, “Not much. WBY?” to ask what is happening on their side.

It is similar to HBU which is “How about you”. The difference is that HBU is mostly used after responding to a question like “How are you?”

You may be wondering why WBY does not match the full form. The reason is, with internet slang, some of these stuff are there to put emotions in a conversation.

ABBREVIATIONWBY
MeaningWhat about you
EmotionInquisitive
Text messagingWhat about you
Snapchat meaningWhat about you
Urban dictionaryWhat about you
Full formWhat about you
Safe for ChildrenYes
Safe for WorkYes
PopularityText messaging

Examples and other WBY Meaning

  • Just relaxing WBY?
    • Emotion: Inquisitive
    • Context/ Intention: In this example, the person wants to know what is also happening on the other person’s side.
  • Hey, will be going to the beach tomorrow. WBY?
    • Emotion: Question
    • Context/ Intention: In this example, the person wants to know if the other person has some plans for tomorrow or else would love to go with them.

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