What Does IMYM Mean in a Text?

IMYM means "I Miss You More." It is an abbreviation used in text-based messaging or chats as a response to the statement "I Miss You," especially when saying goodbye.

The abbreviation IMYM is typically used between spouses and partners. It is not normally used between family members.

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When I write IMYM, I mean this:

meaning of IMYM

IMYM indicates that your feelings are stronger than those of the other person.

Summary of Key Points

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

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of IMYM in Sentences

Here are examples of the abbreviation IMYM being used in conversations:
  • Chris: I am really missing you since you left. The house is quiet and tidy. I can watch what I want on TV and I don't have to listen to your crappy music.
  • Toni: IMYM. I feel great and everyone says I look 10 years younger.
  • Ruby: I have just arrived and I miss you already.
  • Jack: Thanks for letting me know. IMYM.

An Academic Look at IMYM

IMYM is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eye Em Why Em). However, as the abbreviation IMYM is typically used for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech it is not often uttered using its letters.

Initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "I Miss You More" instead of using the abbreviation IMYM.

Example of IMYM Used in a Text

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