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World of Warcraft Slang

With over 10 million active players, Blizzard's World of Warcraft (WoW) is the quintessential massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). The large World of Warcraft community has also created a large number of chat slang terms specific to the game. The list below should help you brush up on your WoW slang skills.

Slang Term Meaning Votes
WoWWorld of Warcraft
MMORPGMassively multiplayer online role-playing game
GrindingPlaying long hours
RPRole play
LFLooking for
GBGuild bank
bioBathroom
RPGRole-playing game
w00tJoy and excitement
GMGame master
CamperA player who doesn't move
altAlternate character
pwnedOwned
BoomkinMoonkin druid
UberThe best
invInvite
critCritical Strike
oneshotOne shot completion
repReputation
TwinkPowerful low-level character
GankingLaunching a surprise attack
RLReal life
LFGLooking for group
gratsCongratulations
WTSWant to sell
LFMLooking for more
pwntOwned
MMOMassively multiplayer online
MTMistype
matsMaterials
MDPSMelee damage per second
APAttack power
DingLevel up
FFFocus fire
OOCOut of character
cataCataclysm
HMHard mode
25mTwenty-five man
ksKingslayer
WTTWant to trade
BOEBind on equip
LFWLooking for work
jcJewelcrafter
Bot mafiaA legion of automated World of Warcraft characters
WTBWant to buy
LF1MLooking for one more
PSTPlease send tell
GSGear score
HOTHeal over time
intIntellect
patPatrol
RDPSRanged damage per second
SPSpell power
WOTLKWrath of the Lich King
BISBest in slot
waggroWife aggro
addsAdditional mobs
belfBlood Elf
brezBattle resurrection
naxxNaxxaramas
NinjaLoot stealer
xmuteTransmute
FFFaerie fire
MCMind Control
hp5Health per five seconds
PCPlayer character
PVEPlayer versus environment
BOPBind on pickup
iccIcecrown Citadel
shattShattrath City
wgWintergrasp
AEArea of effect
TrashDungeon enemy mob groups
DBMDeadly Boss Mods
PTRPublic test realm
discDiscipline
MuleAlternate character for storage
TwinkingLeveling up with assistance
ToonAlternate character
BoTBastion of Twilight
wootWonderful loot
GTGGood to go
LOMLow on mana
10mTen man
BCBurning Crusade
HPSHeals per second
AHAuction house
bgBattleground
dalDalaran
deDisenchant
FPFlight point
gratzCongratulations
karaKarazhan
shatShattrath City
protProtection
PullEnter combat
rezResurrection
mutMutilate
naxNaxxaramas
WipeTotal death
RaidRaid group
specSpecialization
restoRestoration
RMPRogue, Mage, Priest
defDefense
DKPDragon kill points
MOPMists of Pandaria
iddIndeed
strStrength
agiAgility
T4TThanks for trade
arpenArmor penetration
BurstCombination of attacks in a short span of time