Tfw you’re too embarrassed to ask anyone the meaning of a slang term that everybody seems to be using
So, What Does TFW Mean?
TFW is an abbreviation that stands for That Feel When or That Feeling When.
Tfw is a slang term that is popular in texting and chat, and has become a meme on social media such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. It is used to convey an emotional reaction to an event or a particular situation.
Tfw is usually followed by a description of the event or situation. For it to work, anyone reading your tfw message or post should easily understand and relate to the emotion you are seeking to convey.
Tfw statements are frequently accompanied by a picture or GIF, which can provide humor or clarity of meaning.
In addition to this slang definition, you may also have seen TFW on your iPhone if you are a Straight Talk, Net10 or TracFone Wireless customer.
In this context TFW stands for TracFone Wireless and is shown in the left hand corner of an iPhone’s status bar, where the wireless carrier’s name is displayed.
Both Straight Talk and Net10 Wireless are brands of TracFone Wireless, and all three brands use the same carrier settings.
tfw your head won’t fit in the blender.
TFW you really want to RT a relatable tweet but there’s a grammatical error in it so you just. physically. can’t.
tfw you pay off one of your credit cards and owe no money.
Tfw santa brought the wrong size battery for the monster truck.
Tfw u realize ure checking the same social media platform on your computer and phone simultaneously & every inch of Dignity leaves your body.
It is likely that the slang term tfw evolved from I Know That Feel Bro, which is believed to have started on a German imageboard, Krautchan, in 2010, before spreading to 4chan.
I Know That Feel Bro was used to express empathy with someone and was often accompanied by a line drawing of two bald men hugging each other.
That feel when no gf was first submitted to 4chan in 2010 and became popular with users in online discussions to describe what they were missing by not having a girlfriend.
This phrase later abbreviated to tfw no gf and was widely used in anime and manga online communities.
The slang term tfw, as we know it today, started to gain popularity in 2012. From 2014 onward, its usage rapidly increased and it has now achieved mainstream popularity.
TFW is used as an abbreviation by video publishers on YouTube. In this context, it stands for Thanks For Watching.
In Canada, a Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) is someone who is working in the country under a government program that allows employers to hire foreign nationals.