from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Middle English form of wot. See wit, verb

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • interjection Expressing happiness or approval.
  • interjection Common misspelling of hoot. Common misspelling of w00t. An exclamation of joy or excitement.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

See w00t



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  • w00t used to bother me, but I've come around. I'm a cantankerous old man at the keyboard.

    March 2, 2007

  • Contrary to what Merriam-Webster says, this word is not an acronym for "We Owned the Other Team." (I've never even heard of that before.) That would be a backronym.

    See Grant Barrett's history of the term.

    December 13, 2007

  • There's some nice etymological commentary on woot/w00t/whoot at The Lexicographer's Rules.

    December 13, 2007

  • I am not a wooter.

    December 13, 2007

  • Nor have I ever been.

    December 13, 2007

  • VanishedOne: I already posted that link.

    December 13, 2007

  • Oops, I completely overlooked that line. Sorry about that.

    December 13, 2007

  • It's okay, I'm not shedding any tears over it... woot.

    December 13, 2007

  • I think I read that Merriam Webster declared w00t the word of the year...

    December 13, 2007

  • Yes, that's true. Oh, if only they'd waited for us to decide on Wordie's Word of the Year--it would be so much better!

    December 13, 2007