A contraction of the words say and what. Used in informal conversation to denote confusion or disbelief. Can be used interchangeably with the words huh and eh (for Canadians). First appearing in the late 80s, early 90s. Most notably used by Pauly Shore (as the Weasel) in the movie "Encino Man", and Mike Myers in the "Wayne's World" movies.
-Also can be used when cell phone conversation becomes garbled by a spotty coverage area.
Guy: Schwa?! *breaks into a cold sweat*
Mom (on phone): Oh, and honey don't come home without picking up myahr... *garbled*.
2) Acknowledgement of someone who has greeted you, or a greeting in itself.
3) A state of mind, in which one is relaxed.
4) A neural vowel sound used in the dictionary, depicted as a lowercase letter 'e', rotated 180 degrees counter-clockwise.
Slang originated from Hashmeer of Group X, who used the phrase "Shiggity shiggity schwa." Eventually, Jager, of The Hoodlums in Upstate New York, began to use Schwa inan every day context.
2) "Hey dude."
3) "How do you feel?"
Marty: that noise, it's over there in the corner.
Finn: you're crazy