A horrible misspelling of the contraction "we're", in which the omission of a single apostrophe changes the word into a completely different one. Commonly seen in the gaming world and in message boards
Were here! Were queer!
by Penbiks August 18, 2006
To describe in a "past tense" state.

To say something "Was" something else.

And if you are not careful with your definitions, you could end up making a separate definition for another word because you used mixed up "were" with "where."
Ghetto person: We was just chillin' at the MAWL!

Grammar Nazi: Don't you mean "Were"?

Ghetto person: You're about to be "Were-Dead"

Grammar Nazi: "Were-Dead"?

Ghetto person: As in "Were-dead, after I killed you and brought you back to life to help me prove my Alibi"

Grammar Nazi: That doesn't make sense."

Ghetto Person: Niga, it makes perfect sense. How can you be ded if you helping me with an alibi to another crime? You is one problem solved!

Grammar Nazi: . . .
by Tokitokitotokito December 2, 2011
Who what why when and were. It is one of those words.
Where were you last night?
by notawere March 14, 2005
A person who beleves they were once an animal. I was once one but soon relised it is stupid and retarded so I am mundane.
Weres hang out at werelist, the only place where they are not flamed however I plan to change that.
by Mundane Shawn March 4, 2005
An extremely British way of saying "basically", "in a sense", "in a way", "in a manner of speaking", or "idiomatically", almost always used at the end of a sentence. It's often stuffed into a conversation when the speaker is having a difficult time expressing what they really mean in precise language, and it can take the place of "um" when used habitually to keep words flowing in the absence of thought.
He's a bit shy. He doesn't want to upset the apple cart, as it were.
by durette October 31, 2016
It means "in fact, if not in deed." The statement to which it applies may not be the literal truth, but it's not far from it.
He's from the top of the lower classes, as it were.

He may not have ridden her horse, but I'm sure he's saddled her mare, as it were.
by barbecuesteve November 20, 2010
Did you know that 42% of trans pronouns are was/were?
by NotPieGuy January 19, 2022