What Does TMI Mean In Texting? (Explained With Examples)

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Are you wondering what TMI means in texting? That’s easy, in this article, we will provide you with the answer. All you need to do is keep on reading and you will get it! We’re going to explain what it means and provide you with some examples of how to use it…

What does TMI Mean in Texting?

TMI is an acronym for “too much info” or “too much information”. You use this phrase when someone is sharing too much information about something, mostly their personal life. They could be talking about their parent’s sex life, and it is something you definitely don’t want to know about so you say TMI to let them know you aren’t comfortable talking about that.

Alternative Meanings

It can also mean a few other things, but it would be rare to see them used this way…

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Examples of TMI in Text Slang

Example 1

  • Jeff – So my parents were having sex as I was walking into the room…
  • Liz – TMI! TMI! Eugh, gross!

Example 2

  • George – I clogged the bathroom when I took a dump this morning.
  • Amy – OMG George, TMI! That’s disgusting!

Example 3

  • Newman – Me and Rebecca have sex three times each day!
  • Emma – TMI, I didn’t need to know that!

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