What is wit short for in text messages and online chat?


In text messages and online chat, wit is short for "with." If a friend tells you they want a "burger wit fries" or they can "get down wit that," they're using wit to mean "with."

Those who use wit in place of "with" are usually trying to sound dope or cool. Most often, people use wit when talking with someone they know, as it is a fairly informal abbreviation.


"Are you bringing Gina wit you?"
"Yeah, I'ma pick her up on the way."
An example of wit being used to mean "with" on Twitter

An example of wit being used to mean "with" on Twitter

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Last Updated: November 3, 2020

Wit definition

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