What Does JW Mean In Texting? (Explained With Examples)

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Wondering what JW means in texting? We have the answer to that question for you. We’re going to explain what it means and provide you with some examples of how to use it…

What does JW Mean in Texting?

JW is an acronym for “just wondering”. In texting, it is usually used right after you ask a question, or as an explanation for the question. People use it when they don’t want to explain why they are curious about something or when they don’t really care about the answer that much.

Alternative Meanings

It can also mean a few other things, but it would be rare to see them used this way…

  • Jehovah’s Witness
  • Jerk Wad
  • Joss Whedon

Examples of JW in Text Slang

Example 1

  • Amy – Hey, do you know where Billy was last night?
  • Sabrina – No Idea, why?
  • Amy – Oh, no reason, JW…

Example 2

  • Logan – Were you at the movie theater last night?
  • Andrea – Nope, why?
  • Logan – JW

Example 3

  • Olivia – What’s your zodiac moon and rising sign?
  • Terrence – I have no idea, why?
  • Olivia – Oh, nothing, JW

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