What does Waymint mean?

‘Waymint’ translates to ‘Wait a minute’

“Waymint” is slang that’s used when you want someone to pause for a moment or when you need them to hold on for a second. It’s a playful and casual way to say “wait a minute”. You might use it when you’ve just figured something out and want to share your thoughts, or when someone said something that’s left you a bit confused and you need them to clarify.

This term is a bit of a twist on the more commonly seen slang “wayment”. The term “waymint” started popping up around the middle of the 2010s, mostly on social media platforms. It was initially used mostly within the Black community and is a part of AAVE (African American Vernacular English).

Although it’s most frequently seen on social media, you might also hear it spoken out loud in conversation, or see it written in a text or online message. But remember, it’s not a widely recognized term yet, so you might have to explain what it means to people who aren’t familiar with the latest slang.

Example for using ‘Waymint’ in a conversation

Hey, did you know that dogs can’t eat chocolate?

Waymint! Are you serious?

Yeah, it’s toxic for them.