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Definition

A very versatile word, used to substitute full sentences, phrases or general life ponderings. Can translate to WTF, WTH, what a mess, what a lovely sight, what a disaster, pretty much any phrase that begins with 'what'.

Usage

A: Machaa, I just got engaged!
B: Whatay! (= How lovely! Congratulations!)

A: Dude, I totally got bambooed by that exam.
B: Whatay...(= how awful, I sympathize)

Added 2011-07-07 by M