What Does MCM Mean in a Text?

What Does MCM Mean in a Text?

MCM means "Mighty Car Mods" and "Man Crush Monday." It is also a French Music TV Video Channel. Here is a little more information about each of these definitions of MCM.

Mighty Car Mods

MCM are the initials of "Mighty Car Mods," a hugely-successful YouTube channel that focuses on car-enthusiast culture, especially DIY car modifications. MCM was created by hosts Blair "MOOG" Joscelyne and Martin "Marty" Mulholland and is one of the most successful shows of its type on YouTube.

Man Crush Monday

MCM is widely used on platforms such as Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook, with the meaning "Man Crush Monday." It is commonly seen with a hashtag (i.e., #MCM).

MCM is typically used to tag posts about attractive men, but can also be used as a term of endearment in chats between couples. It is also used by both men and women to show their appreciation for a male friend, partner or celebrity. It is often used in the context of an award. For example:
  • "And the winner of #MCM for this week (and, in my view, every week) is... Toby! For being a really cool guy!"
The use of MCM was inspired by WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday).

French Music Video TV Channel

MCM is also the name of a French music video TV channel, which is the French version of MTV.

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When I write MCM, I mean this:

meaning of MCM

MCM also means "Man Crush Monday" and is the name of a French TV Channel.

Summary of Key Points

First definiton of MCM

"Mighty Car Mods" is the most common definition for MCM on YouTube.
Definition:Mighty Car Mods
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Second definiton of MCM

"Man Crush Monday" is a common definition for MCM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Man Crush Monday
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Third definition of MCM

MCM is also the name of a French Music Video TV Channel.
Definition:French Music Video TV Channel
Guessability:guessability level 5

5: Extremely difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of MCM in Sentences

Here is an example of MCM being used in a conversation, with the meaning "Man Crush Monday":
  • Alana: You're my MCM.
  • Simon: Well, thank you. What are you after?
  • Alana: Nothing! Honest!
  • Simon: Well, okay. Thanks again. But, you're my crush every day.

An Academic Look at MCM

When used with the meaning "Man Crush Monday," the abbreviation MCM is typically used as a noun. However, it can also be used as an adjective. For example:
  • It's MCM.
  • (Here, it is a noun.)
  • The winner of the MCM award is my dad!
  • (Here, it is an adjective.)
"Might Car Mods" is an adjective phrase. An adjective phrase is a group of words headed by an adjective that modifies or describes a noun. For example:
  • She wore very gaudy jewelery.
(In this example, the adjectival phrase is in highlighted and the head adjective is in bold. This adjective phrase modifies or describes the noun jewelery.)

Example of MCM Used in a Text

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