What Does IMYT Mean in a Text?

IMYT means "I Miss You Too." IMYT is used at the end of a conversation to express feelings of sadness or sorrow at being apart from someone, such as a lover, family member or close friend.

IMYT is also often just used as a sign-off, normally in response to the abbreviation IMY ("I Miss You").

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When I write IMYT, I mean this:

meaning of IMYT

IMYT is used as a response to a similar sentiment.

Summary of Key Points

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

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of IMYT in Sentences

Here are examples of IMYT being used in conversations:
  • Don: It was nice to talk. Will call again soon. I miss you.
  • Vlad: IMYT.
  • Mom: You take care, son. Remember to tell the warders that you have to have a cookie at bedtime. Miss you.
  • Prisoner: Sure will, mom. IMYT.

An Academic Look at IMYT

IMYT is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eye Em Why Tee). However, as the abbreviation IMYT is typically used for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech, it is not often said 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 Too" instead of using the abbreviation IMYT.

Example of IMYT Used in a Text

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