It stands for: Way Off the Boat... as contrast to Fob = fresh off the boat.
An immigrant or Fob that has been living in a country they have migrated to for a significant amount of time, meaning he/she has been WAY off the boat. Enough to speak their language almost fluently, and very well assimilated and aware of their culture, trend and interests, yet still retaining that of their native ones. With this, Wobs are able to fit in nicely with both social clicks of their native Fobs and that of the new country.
All Wobs were once Fobs. But not all Fobs will be able to become Wobs if they don't branch out to other people outside of their native culture/click.
20 years ago when Anson immigrated here, he was a Fob. But for the past 10 years, Anson is gradually becoming more and more of a Wob. Yeah, on Friday night, he is going to get boba milk tea with his fob friends and hanging out at a Karaoke lounge before attending a Jay Chou concert. On Saturday night, he will be going to a Jane's Addiction show with American co-workers and then ending the night playing pool and beer pong at the pub afterwards.
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