WDYMBT

What does WDYMBT stand for?

What do you mean by that?

If someone doesn’t quite get what you’re saying, they might reply with WDYMBT, which stands for ‘what do you mean by that’. It’s a quick way to ask for more information or clarity on something that’s been said.

People often use WDYMBT when they sense there’s more to your message than what meets the eye. They feel you’re hinting at something but not saying it directly. The acronym is a prompt for you to either spill the beans or skillfully change the subject.

So, next time you get a text saying WDYMBT, know that the sender is looking for some additional details or explanation. It’s up to you whether you want to clear the air or leave them guessing!

Example for using ‘WDYMBT’ in a conversation

Hey, did you see that new movie?

Yeah, it was so confusing πŸ€”

What do you mean by that? πŸ€”

I couldn’t understand the ending. It left me puzzled πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ