What does Waa mean?


“Waa!” is a fun slang phrase that imitates the sound of someone sobbing. It’s commonly used to tease individuals who are acting too sensitive or melodramatic about something.

For instance, if your buddy texts you complaining, “The queue at Costa Coffee is insane, I’m stuck going to Dunkin’ Donuts,” you might reply with “Waa! What a tragedy, just decent coffee!”

This term is often used in a light-hearted and humorous context, adding a layer of sarcasm to the conversation. So next time you want to gently rib a friend for overreacting, throw a “Waa!” their way.

Example for using ‘Waa’ in a conversation

Ugh, I have so much homework tonight. It’s gonna take forever to finish!

Waa! Poor you, having to do homework. 😒

I know, right? It’s so unfair!

Waa! Life is just so hard. 😭