What Does MID Mean in a Text?

MID means "Middling."

The slang term MID is an abbreviation of the word middling, which means moderate or average.

MID is widely used as a dismissive term, especially on TiKTok, where posters use the hashtag #MID to label workouts, songs, and anything else that is deemed as being of mediocre quality.

Among cannabis users, MID is known as an affordable, but mediocre-quality, grade of marijuana.

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When I write MID, I mean this:

meaning of MID

MID is a middling (mediocre) grade of cannabis and of anything else.

Summary of Key Points

"Middling" is the most common definition for MID on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user


Examples of MID in Sentences

Here are examples of MID being used in conversations:
  • Toni: Got any weed?
  • Jordan: No, but I can get some MID.
  • Sam: Why do they call it the Midwest?
  • Maxwell: Because everything in it is MID.

An Academic Look at MID

MID is a contraction of the word "middling." Some contractions, like MID, use letters of the fully expanded word in sequence. Other contractions, like Dr, use letters from the start and end of the fully expanded version. Contractions can also be formed by replacing a letter or letters with an apostrophe (e.g., can't).

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

The use of the word MID to mean "middling" probably pre-dates the digital era.

Example of MID Used in a Text

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