Waw definition

(Waiter-Actor-Webmaster) A person with little or no experience who has managed to get a high-paid job designing a website. Many WAWs emerged during the dot-com explosion of the late 1990s due to the tremendous demand for website development.
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(obsolete) To stir; move; wave.
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(obsolete) A wave (of water).
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The twenty-seventh letter of the Arabic alphabet: Ùˆ.
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Alternative spelling of vav.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of waw - waaw

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
waw
Plural:
waws

Origin of waw

  • From Middle English wawe, waȝe, from Old English wÇ£g (“motion, water, wave, billow, flood, sea"), from Proto-Germanic *wÄ“gaz (“wave, storm"), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵhe- (“to drag, carry"). Cognate with North Frisian weage (“water, wave"), German Wag, Woge (“wave"), French vague (“wave"), Swedish vÃ¥g (“wave").

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  • From Middle English wawen, waȝien, from Old English wagian (“to move, shake, swing, totter"), from Proto-Germanic *wagōnÄ… (“to move"), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵhe- (“to drag, carry"). Cognate with German wagen (“to venture, dare, risk"), Swedish vÃ¥ga (“to dare").

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  • Letter of the Arabic alphabet: Ùˆ

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