What does WCW mean? Woman Crush Wednesday explained
31 July 2019, 09:39 | Updated: 31 July 2019, 12:30
You've probably seen the WCW hashtag on Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok.
The meaning of WCW is simple. It's: Woman Crush Wednesday.
Every now and then a new abbreviation goes viral on social media and you have to find out what it means. Some of them are simple (OMFG - oh my fucking God), others are a little bit harder to decipher (FOMO - fear of missing out) and a few of them take on a whole life of their own (YOLO - you only live once). Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok are always filled with hashtags and WCW is one of the most popular ones.
What is Woman Crush Wednesday?
Woman Crush Wednesday has actually been around for years. People have been using the WCW abbreviation all over social media since 2013 and still use it often today. There are currently over 61.6 million posts on Instagram which use the hashtag and it's just as commonplace on apps like Snapchat and Twitter. Posts with the WCW hashtag have over 45.8 million views on TikTok too. Essentially, it's everywhere.
What is Woman Crush Wednesday though? Well it's exactly what it says it is. Every Wednesday people all around the world take to their favourite social media apps to pay tribute to their favourite women. Sometimes people want to praise women they think are really hot but more often that not women use it to praise and uplift each other. Celebrities including Miley Cryus and Viola Davis all use it.
Today's #WCW is @MjRodriguez7. I 1st met MJ a couple years ago and from the second we saw each other we hugged like long lost friends. She is an incredible culture shifting talent that demands attention. More below ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/7DzOjRnyj0— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) July 24, 2019
Now that's what I call a #wcw look at those freckles 😍 @ddlovato pic.twitter.com/V6MjBnQUmx— BITCHIMBELLATHORNE (@bellathorne) October 4, 2016
Incase you didn't know 💖 @ArianaGrande #WCW pic.twitter.com/UfRuUWzRJC— Mabel (@Mabel) February 13, 2019
#wcw @skyferreira duhhhhhh pic.twitter.com/O3oSEcIEdg— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) March 12, 2014
Aja King... Michaela... my costar... my peer. She is positivity, joy, talent, wisdom and beauty on steroids. We have only a dash of time to leave a legacy. This woman here will leave a legacy of WORTH. ❤ #WCW https://t.co/LeMI2l0Zzo pic.twitter.com/kbfN3zfjbY— Viola Davis (@violadavis) May 22, 2019
You can also use MCM on Mondays (Man Crush Monday) if you want to show the boys some appreciation.
Now go forth and spread the WCW love.