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9.
A phrase uttered when one is in an extreme state of baffledness or disbelief; Typically used when one encounters a shocking moment.
Carina: I ate my dog, Bassie's poop today!
Trevor: Ahh what the?
by Mr. Rigg January 04, 2008
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1.
shortcuts for What the hell! What the fuck!
What the!
What the hell!
by Kevin Goh March 01, 2005
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2.
short for "what the hell" or "what the fuck". a rove-ism.
"I think Vanessa Amarosi has a hot ass"
"What the?!"
by xxoo May 14, 2003
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3.
a way of sayin "what the fuck" without having to curse.
You took my cd?? What the..
by 5 dolla November 17, 2003
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4.
An expression of surprise, or incomprehension.

Also see
What the hell
What the heck
What the fuck
WTF
What in Blue Blazes
As his slumbering mind was touched by the dawning rays of wakefulness, his first impression was of a mop of frizzy orange hair brushing his face. Awareness suddenly slapped him upside his head, not only was there was a person seated on his lap, but he was strapped inside a car sardine-can-packed with clowns, missiling towards a burning building. "What the!" he exclaimed.
by Chaz July 20, 2005
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5.
Similar to all "What the..." expressions, but left uncompleted because of immediate devastating circumstances occuring before the individual is able to complete the expression.
a.) Used in horror movies - directly before victim discovers monster emerging from the plumbing or some other unexpected place. Victim says "What the..." and then is interupted abruptly by slime monster attack.

b.) As an element of surprise - "What the..." used as individual looks down at their shoe, after stepping in something soft and squishy on lawn.

c.) Similar usage: "What DA..." in extreme northern and southern geographical areas.
by K Gruby-Hill February 19, 2005
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6.
A word to define something weird or out of the ordinary commonly used by Ash Chlo
MAN: I LOVE YOUR MILKY WHITE ANKLES

WOMAN: WHAT THE!?
by CravendaleBoy March 23, 2011
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7.
What one says when in shock and is in public.
"Sir, your car's been stolen."

"What the--?"
by nobodyinparticular March 24, 2007
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