What Does TIFU Mean?TIFU means "Today I F*cked Up."
The acronym TIFU is used with the meaning "Today I F*cked Up," as an admission that the sender has done something wrong or made a mess of something (i.e., made a mistake).
TIFU is a particularly popular abbreviation on Reddit, where there is an entire subreddit, in which members share their (occasionally funny) experiences.
Summary of Key Points"Today I F*cked Up" is the most common definition for TIFU on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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Adults and Teenagers
Image for TIFUWhen I write TIFU, I mean this:
TIFU could be Homer's catchphrase.
Examples of TIFU in SentencesHere are examples of TIFU being used in sentences:
- TIFU. I dropped the recycling into the container, together with my cell phone and house keys. I had to wait three hours for the guys to get them out.
- TIFU. I mixed up my boss' number with yours and now he thinks I want to sleep with him.
An Academic Look at TIFUTIFU is an acronym (i.e., an abbreviation spoken like a word). Acronyms differ from initialism abbreviations, which are pronounced using their individual letters.
What Did We Use To Say?Before the digital era, we would have just said "Today I f*cked up" or something like "Today I screwed up", instead of using TIFU.
Example of TIFU Used in a Text
Using TIFU on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Reddit)
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