What does "to wilf" mean? Apparently it means to browse webs pointlessly but I can't confirm that anywhere. Is this even an English word?


It's an acronym that means "What I am Looking For"/"What am I Looking For". Also, it's an inappropriate term comparable to MILF, so I'm not sure I'll be using it anytime soon myself.

  • Also a archaic variant of willow. – Jon Hanna Jan 15 '15 at 14:35
  • How is wilf inappropriate or comparable to milf, apart from rhyming with it? Milf is inappropriate (in some contexts) because of what it stands for; wilf stands for nothing even remotely inappropriate. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Jan 15 '15 at 14:43
  • "Man, have you seen that chick Joe married in Vegas, she's definitely a WILF." – Kevin Jan 15 '15 at 14:47
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    @JanusBahsJacquet It stands for the same as MILF with "Wife" replacing "Mother". See: Urban Dictionary. (Yay, citations.) – EFrog Jan 15 '15 at 14:48
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    Oh, I see what you mean now. I thought you were talking about the “what am I looking for?” acronym being inappropriate; didn’t realise you were talking about two separate kinds of wilf. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Jan 15 '15 at 15:15

Same as "To nick", in the sense of "While you were in the shower, I wilfed one of your cigarettes".

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    Hi! That's quite interesting. Where did you hear that? – Matt E. Эллен Nov 23 '18 at 13:46

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