What Does TMM Mean in a Text?

TMM means "Tell Me More."

The abbreviation TMM is typically used in text-based conversations with the meaning "Tell Me More." TMM is a request for more information and usually indicates interest on the part of the sender.

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When I write TMM, I mean this:

meaning of TMM

TMM indicates interest on the part of the sender.

Summary of Key Points

"Tell Me More" is the most common definition for TMM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Tell Me More
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of TMM in Sentences

Here are examples of TMM being used in conversations:
  • Tiz: So, we had dinner and went back to his place.
  • Anna: Then what? TMM!
  • Daughter: I think I've messed up.
  • Father: TMM.

An Academic Look at TMM

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

TMM is typically used as an imperative (i.e., an order).

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have just said "Tell Me More," or something like "Give me all the details" instead of using TMM.

Example of TMM Used in a Text

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