What Does FMI Mean in a Text?

FMI means "For More Information." The abbreviation FMI is normally used in business messaging between colleagues or between managers and staff.

The abbreviation FMI would normally be followed by words such as "see," "contact," or "refer to" and a reference to a website, document or person.

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When I write FMI, I mean this:

meaning of FMI

"For More Information"

Summary of Key Points

"For More Information" is the most common definition for FMI on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:For More Information
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of FMI in Sentences

Here are examples of FMI being used in conversations:
  • Andy: Has the agenda for tomorrow's meeting been distributed?
  • Barry: All done. FMI see my email of 1/11 3:45 pm.
  • Alison: Can you tell me more about that?
  • Belinda: Everything you need to know is in the email I sent you yesterday. Please speak to Tony FMI.

An Academic Look at FMI

FMI is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eff Emm Eye), but as this is harder to say than "For More Information" it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation FMI is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

The abbreviation FMI is normally used as an instruction with the meaning "For More Information." FMI is most often followed by another part of speech within a wider sentence, but may also complete a sentence.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "For more information" instead of FMI.

Example of FMI Used in a Text

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