1: a computer interfaces that display exactly what you get.
2: no Surprises or depth beyond the surface:
3 describe something or someone in a confident "take it or leave it", "It is what it is, I am what I am" kind of way.
2 That movie has a WYSIWYG trailer
3 Don't dig my steez? WYSIWYG beeatch!
Today, the term is used frequently on the Internet for special text editors that provide rich editing functionality, used in creating Web sites, online email messages, and the like.
Some examples include:
- Microsoft Word
- Macromedia Dreamweaver