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Meaning of OML

What Does OML Mean?

OML means "Oh My Lord". OML is used in the same way as OMG (Oh My God). Usually expressing surprise, OML can be used for positive or negative reactions. Although rarer, it can also be used to show frustration or exasperation if the other person is causing irritation.
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Definition for OML

OML means "Oh My Lord". This is the most common definition for OML on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about OML:

Definition:Oh My Lord
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for OML
When I write OML, I mean this:

meaning of OML
OML can express a positive or a negative reaction.

Examples of OML in Sentences

Here are examples of OML being used in conversations:
  • Janet: I'm pregnant!
  • Sarah: OML! Congratulations! What did Mike say?
  • Janet: Who's is it?
  • Sarah: OML!
  • Person A: I miss you. Why don't you talk to me anymore?
  • Person B: OML, really? It's because you lied to me.

An Academic Look at OML

OML is an interjection. An interjection is not grammatically related to any other part of the sentence. It is included in a sentence (usually at the start) to express a sentiment such as surprise, disgust, joy, excitement, or enthusiasm. In formal writing, interjections are offset from the surrounding words with commas. For example:
  • OML, she's back with John!
  • (Here, OML is an interjection expressing surprise.)

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "gosh", "jeepers", or "crikey" instead of OML.

A Text with OML

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


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