What Does DQMOT Mean in a Text?

DQMOT means "Don't Quote Me on This." The abbreviation DQMOT is usually added at the end of a sentence when passing on information that you are not sure is copmpletely accurate (i.e.,†it conveys the sentiment "I think this is right, but Iím not 100 percent sure"). DQMOT can also be used if the speaker does not want to be referenced as the source of information.

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When I write DQMOT, I mean this:

meaning of DQMOT

DQMOT means you think something is correct, but you're not 100% sure.

Summary of Key Points

"Don't Quote Me on This" is the most common definition for DQMOT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Don't Quote Me on This
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of DQMOT in Sentences

Here are examples of DQMOT being used in conversations:
  • Diane: Do you think we're all going to get the sack?
  • Emily: Maybe some of us. DQMOT, but I heard they're cutting the workforce by 50 per cent.
  • Rachel: Do you think Steve likes me?
  • Tim: DQMOT, but I think that's what he's telling everyone.

An Academic Look at DQMOT

DQMOT is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dee Kew Em Oh Tee), but as this is harder to say than "Don't quote me on this" it is not often spoken using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation DQMOT 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 "I'm not absolutely sure this is true" instead of DQMOT.

Example of DQMOT Used in a Text

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