What does Whomst’d’ve mean? If this word looks like some nonsensical word, you would be right. However, it does have a meaning even if it is made up. Here you will find the meaning of this term, the story of its origin, and some alternative meanings if there are any.
You will also find some conversation examples using the internet slang term properly to help you better understand it and you will find some synonyms to replace this word in conversation while still conveying the same meaning.
What Does Whomst’d’ve Mean?
This slang term is a made-up word by people on the internet and it means whom/whoms/whomst did or have.
Origin of Whomst’d’ve
The origin of this phrase is fairly new. In 2016, a user on the internet uploaded a definition of the fake word “whomst” to a site and defined it as a more intellectual way of asking “who” or “whom.” However, it is ironically intellectual since most people know the term “whomst” is not even a real word. The word was used in memes circulated on the internet and eventually additions were made to it, such as in the term mentioned above, by 2017.
There are currently no other known meanings for this slang term.
A text conversation between two sisters.
- Sister 1: Whomst’d’ve my watermelon?
- Sister 2: Umm… what? That is not even a word?!
- Sister 1: Yes, it is. You are just not enlightened enough to know what it is.
- Sister 2: Wow, really? *rolls eyes*
- Sister 1: Okay, let me enlighten you, child. Whom did have my watermelon?
- Sister 2: That’s not proper English even, but at least I understood that. No one had your watermelon. It is still in the fridge.
An online discussion between two Facebook users.
- User 1: (posts a picture of a childhood toy) Whomst’d’ve this growing up?
- User 2: Are you asking who had one of these as a child?
- User 1: I think it is pretty clear that is what I was asking?
- User 2: Not really! That “word” you used isn’t even real, which is why I had to ask for clarification.
- User 1: Only those whomst are not enlightened need ask clarification for such things.
- User 2: SMH! Okay, you are weird but to answer your question, I did have one of these growing up.
Synonyms for Whomst’d’ve
The only synonyms that would fit in this case would take away the irony of the phrase and replace it with proper English. Other things you could say include:
- Who had
- Who did
- Who has
Whomst’d’ve Meaning Infographic