What Does MMM Mean in a Text?

MMM means "Expression of Pleasure or Contentment" or "3M Company."

Expression of Pleasure or Contentment

MMM (pronounced similar to Ermm or Umm) is an interjection commonly used in English as an "Expression of Pleasure or Contentment." In text-based messaging, MMM is often used to show pleasure at something that someone has just typed.

3M Company

MMM is also sometimes typed into search engines when people are looking for the "3M Company," (formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company).

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When I write MMM, I mean this:

meaning of MMM

MMM is also used to search for the "3M Company."

First Definition for MMM

"Expression of Pleasure or Contentment" is the most common definition for MMM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Expression of Pleasure or Contentment
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Second Definition for MMM

"3M Company" is another definition for MMM, which is sometimes typed into search engines.
Definition:3M Company
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user


Examples of MMM in Sentences

Here are examples of MMM being used in conversations as an "Expression of Pleasure or Contentment":
  • Jo: I've booked us a table at your favorite restaurant for dinner on Friday.
  • Stevie: MMM. Great! I can't wait.
  • DRC Member 1: We're pretty sure that Pete is going to endorse Joe.
  • DRC Member 2: MMM. I love it when a plan comes together.

An Academic Look at MMM

When used as "Expression of Pleasure or Contentment," MMM is an onomatopoetic word. Onomatopoetic words are words which create a sound effect that mimics the thing described. There are many such words in the English language. Other examples include 'Achoo,' 'Arghh,' 'Bang,' 'Boo,' 'Buzz' and 'Hiss.'

Example of MMM Used in a Text

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