1. What does WC stand for?

World Cup

A soccer, or football, acronym that stands for the sport's biggest tournament.

The World Cup is officially known as the FIFA World Cup, but most people refer to it as just the World Cup. The men's and women's World Cups are played every four years, with the women's World Cup occurring the year after the men's tournament. It is the most widely watched sporting event in the world.


"You ready for the WC?
You know it! I took off a week of work to watch the first week of play!"

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Last Updated: October 1, 2014

2. What does WC stand for?

Water closet

A "water closet" is a bathroom; can be used in online conversation or gaming to say, "I have to go to the bathroom."


"WC, brb."

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Last Updated: September 8, 2014

3. What does WC stand for?

Who cares

WC is an acronym that stands for "who cares," which is used to express indifference or apathy. It is most often seen in online chat rooms and text messages.

The acronym is typically used in response to someone who proposes or states something that another person does not think matters. Be careful if you use it with a soccer fan because it's also commonly used to refer to the "World Cup."


"WC anyway? It's not a big deal."

WC means who cares

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Last Updated: June 28, 2018

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