(Acronym) The letter W is used as Gen Z slang for “win” or “winner.” It is mostly used when playing online games but some people use this when messaging each other.
W was first used in sports where the referee raises a W card to indicate a win. But, Gen Z adopted and turned this term into the slang we now know today.
Demographic (Who Uses This Word)
Younger people, mostly teens and young adults, use W to express their wins. People who frequent social media and online gamers are the ones who always use W.
W Used in a Sentence
- Example 1: Congrats on your W. Let’s celebrate tomorrow!
- Example 2: Nice game, bro. W