What Does CMN Mean in a Text?

CMN means "Call Me Now." The abbreviation CMN is typically used as a request between friends and family members when the sender has to pay more to make calls than the recipient of the message.

CMN may also be used as an order or instruction in a business context, when a manager has tried to make contact with a subordinate but has not been able to get through.

Of note, in the US the abbreviation CMN can also mean "Certificate of Medical Necessity," which is a form required to prove the necessity for selected medical equipment, such as prosthetics and orthotics.

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When I write CMN, I mean this:

meaning of CMN

CMN is a request or an order meaning "Call Me Now."

Summary of Key Points

"Call Me Now" is the most common definition for CMN on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Call Me Now
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of CMN in Sentences

Here an example of CMN being used in a joke:
  • Hey alcohol! We had a deal that you would make me smarter, funnier, sexier and a better dancer. I saw the video and we need to talk. CMN!

An Academic Look at CMN

CMN is an imperative sentence (i.e., an order).

Of note, CMN is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., See Em En), but as this is harder to say than "Call Me Now," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation CMN is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "call now" or "call me please" instead of CMN.

Example of CMN Used in a Text

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