1. What is wot short for?


An interesting pronunciation of "what." More commonly abbreviated "wat."


"Wot r u doing after school today?"

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Last Updated: November 13, 2013

2. What does WOT stand for?

Waste of time

While wot more commonly means "what," it can also stand for "waste of time." People use this acronym to signal that they feel an action is not worth doing.

For example, if your boss assigns you and your co-worker Fred to track the amount of time your department's employees spend in the breakroom each day, Fred may email you to complain about this WOT. A task that is an especially egregious WOT may be labelled a CWOT.


"When I go to the doctor, I often feel like it is just a WOT."

Hopefully, you don't feel reading this definition was a WOT

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Last Updated: February 13, 2021

WOT definition

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