Definition of wassup in English:

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wassup

Pronunciation: /wəˈsəp/
(also whassup)

exclamation

US informal
What’s up; what’s happening (used as a friendly or informal greeting): ‘Wassup, hot stuff?’ Bridget called
More example sentences
  • Greeting an officer of the law with "Yo wassup, dirty?"
  • The rest was just her bumbling about the stage saying "Wassup Melbourne?"
  • Upon arriving in the United States, Ichiro said, "Hey, Seattle, wassup?"

Origin

Early 20th century (in British English, in the sense 'what is the matter?'): representing an informal pronunciation of what's up?.

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