If you’ve been actively following any streamer in the Twitch video game streaming community, chances are that you’ve come across loads of ‘Kekw’ spams in the chat. This may have led you to question, “what does ‘kekw’ mean?”
If so, then we have you covered. In this article, we’ll explain what ‘kekw’ means and how it originated.
Kekw Meaning Twitch Chat
Kekw is one of the most popular Twitch chat emotes that is often spammed when a streamer does something hilarious or messes up badly.
The ‘Kekw’ meme originates from a YouTube video featuring popular Spanish comedian and actor Juan Joya Borja, better known by his stage name El Risitas.
The laugh of El Risitas in the video is what gave origin to the ‘Kekw’ emote. However, memes regarding this video were circulating long before the origin of the ‘Kekw’ spams.
Now that you’re aware of what KEKW means, you’ll know what emote to spam the next time you see a streamer doing something hilarious during his live stream.
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