What Does IRMC Mean in a Text?

IRMC means "I Rest My Case."

The abbreviation IRMCis used with the meaning "I Rest My Case" when the sender feels that they have proved a point they wished to make and don't need to say anymore. IRMCis commonly used as an ironic response to another's statement when they have said something that inadvertently reinforces the point being made.

The phrase "I Rest My Case" originated in courtrooms, where it is often used by both defence and prosecution lawyers when they have presented all of their evidence.

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meaning of IRMC

I Rest My Case originated in courtrooms.

Summary of Key Points

"I Rest My Case" is the most common definition for IRMC on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:I Rest My Case
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of IRMC in Sentences

Here are examples of IRMC being used in conversations:
  • Tom: Your brother's a total idiot.
  • Steve: Be nice. He crashed his car last night on the way back from the pub.
  • Tom: IRMC.
  • Carol: You need to learn anger management.
  • Nick: You idiot. Only a dork would say that.
  • Carol: IRMC.

An Academic Look at IRMC

IRMCis an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eye Arr Emm See). However, it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation IRMCis for efficiency in writing rather than efficiency in speech.

The abbreviation IRMCis typically used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not normally used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "I Rest My Case" or something like "That Proves My Point" instead of using IRMC.

Example of IRMC Used in a Text

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