20 Best Replies to “WTF”

It is often perceived as vulgar. It is used to express shock or disbelief.  Most people do not use it because some cultures frown at its use.

People often say WTF when they hear something or when they are in a conversation with people and they hear something that surprises them or something they do not believe.

If you are in a situation where someone tells you WTF, you may not always need to reply to the person because it is a rhetorical question.

However, in the event that you want to give a reply maybe because the person doubts what you are telling him or the person is surprised at what you are telling him, then you can use any of these replies that I will explain in this article.

Take a look at the 20 perfect responses you can give when someone says WTF!

  1. I know, right?
  2. That sounds crazy
  3. You should say less of the f word
  4. Do not use that word when you are around me
  5. No kidding
  6. Shaking my head
  7. I do not know, find out yourself
  8. Do not act surprised
  9. Well, that is the fact
  10. You heard me
  11. I will not repeat myself and you know it
  12. You have been told to stop using such language
  13. I find that  a bit offensive
  14. To be honest
  15. You can ask around if you think I am telling lies
  16. Yes, it happened, you did not hear of it?
  17. I would rather not reply to you
  18. Nothing actually.
  19. If you do not want to hear you can simply cover your ears
  20. If you do not believe me, then it is your problem

I know, right?

Replies to WTF

The person must have said WTF because he is in shock at what happened or what he heard that made him say WTF.

If at all you agree with the fact that the person is surprised, you can say I know, right? That way, you show that you support the person because he is shocked and surprised at what he said.

This is a simple reply that you can use to communicate your reply to the person.

That sounds crazy

What the person heard that made him say WTF may sound crazy, and it will be good if you are able to tell the person that.

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Usually, when someone says WTF, it is usually because there is something he heard that made him say so.

If you heard it as well and you feel it is crazy, simply tell the person in your reply that it is crazy.

You should say less of the f word

You can use this reply if you do not want the person to use the f-word around you anymore. It could be that it is vulgar in your culture and people frown at its use of it.

If that is the case, tell the person that he should say less of the f-word. If the person sees sense in what you are saying, he could say less of the f-word.

But if the person is so used to it, he may not stop using the f-word just as you requested.

Do not use that word when you are around me

It could be that you grew up in a country where the f-word is frowned upon heavily. You can simply tell the person that he should not use the f-word when you are around him.

That way, the person will communicate to you how difficult it will be for him to not use the f-word when he is around you.

The person could also compromise and let him know that he can use the f-word in any other place but he should not use it around you in any way.

No kidding

Maybe the person said WtF because he is shocked at what you are saying or the person does not believe it.

You can reply ‘’no kidding’’, that way you are assuring the person that you are not telling lies and he should trust what you are saying.

That way, if you are sure that what you are telling the person is true, the person will believe you better.

Shaking my head

This is a reply that you can use if you are shaking your head in disbelief. It could be that the person said WTF because you told him something which was so shocking and the person found it difficult to believe.

That way, you can reply by shaking my head. If you are also shaking your head in surprise.

This reply will help you communicate to the person that you are also surprised about what happened.

I do not know, find out yourself

If the person said WTF and he is surprised or doubting what you told him, then you can go ahead to use this reply.

You can tell the person that you do not know, he should go find out for himself. If the person wants to find out for himself, it is his choice. If not, he should believe what you said.

Do not act surprised

Maybe you know that the person is already aware of what you are saying, and even after you told him he still said WTF, just to act surprised. Tell the person plainly that he should not act surprised.

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That way, the person will understand that you are aware he is acting surprised. This is a reply you can use only if you are aware that the person is acting surprised.

Well, that is the fact

The person could say WTF probably because he does not believe what you are saying is true.

You can simply tell the person that is the fact and if he is not ready to believe what you are saying, then you can tell him to forget about it.

That is an easy way to reply to the person. You are telling the person in your reply that what you are saying is the fact and he ought to believe you.

If he cannot believe you he should find another person he gets the information from.

You heard me

Sometimes, people can say WTF as their way of telling you to repeat what you just said. If at that time you do not want to repeat yourself, just tell the person ‘’you heard me’’.

That way, the person will be compelled to think about what you said and also to try to remember exactly what you said.

Tell the person this if he is fond of making you repeat what you are saying all the time, especially when you are saying something serious that you would not like to repeat over again.

I will not repeat myself and you know it

If the person is purposely saying WTF so that you can repeat yourself you can use this reply.

However, use this reply only if the person knows you before and he is already aware that you are the type of person that does not like to repeat himself especially when he has said something to you.

Tell him that he already knows that you are not going to repeat yourself. When you give this reply, he will not bother asking you or expecting you to repeat yourself. This reply will pass a message.

You have been told to stop using such language

Use this reply only if you have told the person that he should stop using that f-word but the person has refused to stop. Remind him that he has been told to stop using such language.

That way, it will come back to his memory that he has been reminded often to stop using such words. Especially because some people consider it vulgar.

I find that a bit offensive

If you grew up thinking that the f-word is offensive, you can tell the person in your reply that you find the f-word offensive.

This reply communicates your feelings to the person and you will not have to say all over again that you consider such a word offensive.

If you do not want the person to say it to you again, simply let him know. That way, he will not have to say such words that you consider offensive.

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To be honest

This reply shows that you want the person to believe you. If the person said WTF in disbelief, simply say ‘’to be honest’’.

That way, you are communicating to the person that you are saying the truth and that you want the person to believe you.

If the person believes you, then it is fair enough, if he does not believe you, then he should get the information from any other person.

You can ask around if you think I am telling lies

If the person said “WTF’’ in disbelief or the person thought that you were lying, you can say in your reply that he should ask around if he thinks that you are lying.

You can use this reply if what you are telling the person is something that other people know.

As long as other people know about it, you can tell him that he should ask other people if he thinks that you are lying. The moment he asks other people, he will be able to confirm it with them.

Yes, it happened, you did not hear of it?

It could be that something happened and he said WTF out of shock. If that is the case, ask if the person did not know what such a thing happened.

You can say ‘’it happened, you did not hear of it?’’. That way You will know why the person is so surprised that he would exclaim ‘’WTF”.

This is a good reply that you can use if the person is saying WTF in surprise.

I would rather not reply to you

You can use this reply if you do not have anything to say to the person or you purposely do not want to reply to the person if the person said ‘’WTF’’ as a rhetorical question.

Usually, when someone asks you a rhetorical question, you do not need to reply.

If that is the case, you do not need to reply to such a question. You can choose to stay quiet or you can choose to tell the person that you choose to not reply.

Nothing actually

If you do not want to reply to the person and you also do not want the person to feel offended because you do not want to reply to the person, you can simply say ‘’nothing actually’’.

That way, the person will get the message that you do not want to say anything to him.

If you do not want to hear you can simply cover your ears

If the person said WTF out of disgust and you do not want to stop saying what you are saying just because the person said WTF in disgust, you can tell the person that if he does not want to hear you he should cover his ears.

The fact that he considers what you are saying disgusting does not mean that you will stop what you are saying.

If you do not believe me, then it is your problem

You can also use this reply if the person said WTF in disbelief, you can tell him plainly that if he does not believe you then it is his problem.

That way, he will be left with no option but to believe you. Even if he does not believe you, it is still his problem.

Final Words

In this article, I have shared the best 20 replies that you can give when someone tells you WTF.

These replies work depending on the context the person is using the WTF, if the person is doubting, disgusted, or in disbelief, then you can use any of the replies in this article and they will be of great help.

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