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Meaning of DTM

What Does DTM Mean?

DTM means "Dead to Me". The abbreviation DTM is another way of saying "We are no longer friends" or "In my mind, you no longer exist".

Of interest, "Dead to Me" is a song by Melanie Martinez released in 2014, and details her attempts to get over being dumped by a boyfriend by making him not exist in her mind.

DTM can also mean "Doing Too Much" or "Don't Touch Me."
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Definition for DTM

DTM means "Dead to Me". This is the most common definition for DTM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about DTM:

Definition:Dead to Me
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for DTM
When I write DTM, I mean this:

meaning of DTM
DTM means the relationship between two people has become so bad it can no longer exist.

Examples of DTM in Sentences

Here are examples of DTM being used in conversations:
  • Aaron: How do you feel about Mike going out with your ex?
  • Bill: I hate him for it. He's DTM. I never want to see him again.
  • Aaron: Oh dear. Sorry I asked.
  • Kiera: What she did to you was awful.
  • Lauren: I'll never speak to her again. She's DTM.

An Academic Look at DTM

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Dee Tee Em"), DTM is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "We are through" instead of DTM.

A Text with DTM

Using DTM on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


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