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What Does MK Mean?

The abbreviation MK has many meanings:
  • In general chat MK usually means "Mmm Okay."
  • In music MK is the stage name of DJ "Marc Kinchen."
  • MK is a common abbreviation for Disney's "Magic Kingdom."
  • In gaming MK usually means "Mortal Kombat."
  • MK may refer to the "Mong Kok" area of Hong Kong.
  • MK may also be used to refer to the CIA's "MK Ultra" program.
  • In fashion MK usually means "Michael Kors."
Here is more information about each of these definitions of MK, with examples of use.

Mmm Okay

In general text chat MK usually means "Mmm okay." It is used to express agreement or acceptance (but not always enthusiasm). For example:
  • Lee: We're invited to my cousin's place next Friday.
  • Sam (not very enthusiastically): MK. I was hoping we could just Netflix and chill in the den on Friday.
  • Lee: His parents are away. We can ditch the Netflix and just chill!
  • Sam (suddenly much more interested): MK! What time are you picking me up?
"Mmm okay" is also abbreviated as MKAY and MMK.

Marc Kinchen

The letters MK are the initials of American DJ "Marc Kinchen," who is known by his stage name MK.

As well as being a DJ, MK is a record producer and remixer. MK had his first number-one hit on the US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in 1993, and has since enjoyed worldwide chart success. (Check out MK's #StayHome Covid-19 fundraiser below.)

Magic Kingdom

The abbreviation MK is often used to refer to the "Magic Kingdom" theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida.

Mortal Kombat

In gaming MK refers to the "Mortal Kombat" video game franchise, originally developed by Midway Games in 1992.

Mong Kok

MK is also used online to refer to the "Mong Kok" culture, which is the culture specific to the area of Mong Kok, Hong Kong.

Mong Kok is a lively area with a variety of entertainment venues. It is popular with teenagers and young adults, which has led to the rise of a vibrant and distinct local culture.

MK Ultra

Project "MK Ultra" was the name given to a CIA program of experiments on human subjects, intended to identify and develop drugs and procedures to be used in interrogations.

The MK mind control program began in 1953 and was officially halted in 1973.

Michael Kors

MK is also used to refer to a multinational fashion company, founded in 1981 by American designer Michael Kors.

The MK company sells clothes, shoes, watches, handbags and other accessories. As the MK name is associated with expensive fashion items, the company's name is often seen in the subject line of spam and phishing emails.

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Summary of Key Points

First Definition of MK

"Mmm Okay" is a common definition for MK on YouTube, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
MK
Definition:Mmm Okay
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition of MK

"Marc Kinchen" (DJ) is a common definition for MK among music fans.
MK
Definition:Marc Kinchen
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition of MK

"Magic Kingdom" (Disney Park) is another common definition for MK.
MK
Definition:Magic Kingdom
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Fourth Definition of MK

"Mortal Kombat" is a common definition for MK on gaming related apps, such as Discord and TeleGram.
MK
Definition:Mortal Kombat
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Fifth Definition of MK

"Mong Kok" (Hong Kong) is another definition for MK.
MK
Definition:Mong Kok
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Sixth Definition of MK

"MK Ultra" is another definition for MK.
MK
Definition:MK Ultra
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults

Seventh Definition of MK

"Michael Kors" is another definition for MK.
MK
Definition:Michael Kors
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults

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When I write MK, I mean this:

meaning of MK
MK also has a number of other meanings.

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Examples of MK in Sentences

Here's an example of MK being used in conversation:
  • Robyn: What's your favourite game?
  • Billy: MK.
  • Robyn: Who's your favourite DJ?
  • Billy: MK.
  • Robyn: What's your favourite Disney park?
  • Billy: MK.
  • Robyn: What's your favourite fashion brand?
  • Billy: MK.
  • Robyn: MK. Nice talking to you.
In this rather boring conversation, MK means "Mortal Kombat," "Marc Kinchen," "Magic Kingdom," "Michael Kors," and "Mmm Okay."

An Academic Look at MK

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Emm Kay"), MK is usually classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

Example of MK Used in a Text

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See Also

HYPEBEAST (a fashion victim) MEME (an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture) MHMM (yes, really) MOD (modernist (1960s British youth culture)) TCK (third culture kid) UNESCO (united nations educational, scientific and cultural organization) VJ (video jockey (similar to dj)) WKS (well kept secret)