1. A group of people living together, at least some of whom are not related.
2. An apartment or other residence used by the people of a WG in the above sense.
Usually describes a bunch of young humans with little money that share an apartment to save cash.
There are three kinds of "Wohngemeinschaften":
Male only: no one cleans the dishes or anything else. highest riches lie in bottle deposits.
Female only: everything smells like vanilla. everything's clean and decorated in a kitschy way.
Mixed gender: male flatmates are usually gay.
Are you coming to the WG? The fellas are playing guitar hero!