What Does PMO Mean in a Text?

PMO means "Put Me On," "P*ss Me Off," and "Project Management Office." Here is more information about each of these definitions, with examples of use.

Put Me On

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"Put Me On" is a colloquial expression widely used to refer to an introduction or exposure to something new, be it a person, music, fashion, trends, technology, or even concepts and ideas. For example:

  • "Lee PMO to a great old band called The Beach Boys. You should check them out."
  • "Could you PMO to your new classmate?"
  • "Since Chris PMO to Samsung, I've never looked at an iPhone again.
In this context PMO is particularly popular on TikTok, where it is often used in the comments section to credit someone for letting the poster know about something. For example:

Like girl I wouldn't even know this dude exist if it wasn't for you y would you pmo knowing yu want him

♬ ex factor - <3

P*ss Me Off

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PMO also means "P*ss Me Off" (or "P*ssed Me Off" or "P*ssing Me Off"). In this context it is widely used in text messaging and online chat to indicate annoyance on the part of the sender. For example:

  • Sam: "You PMO with that sh*t you were talking last night."
  • Ali: "You're PMO with that sh*t you're talking right now."
  • Sam: "You PMO even when you're not talking."

Project Management Office

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In business, PMO means "Project Management Office." In this context it is a group or department within a business, agency or enterprise that defines and maintains standards for project management. For example:

  • "We have a meeting at 11.30 am, in the PMO."
  • "The PMO are working on something that is going to change the way we do things."

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When I write PMO, I mean this:

meaning of PMO

On TikTok, PMO usually means "Put Me On."

Summary of Key Points for the First Definition

"Put Me On" is the most common definition for PMO on TikTok, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.
Definition:Put Me On
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"P*ss Me Off" is another common definition for PMO.
Definition:P*ss Me Off
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Third Definition

PMO also means "Project Management Office."
Definition:Project Management Office
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

An Academic Look at PMO

PMO is classified as an initialism abbreviation, as it is pronounced using its individual letters. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are abbreviations spoken as words (e.g., LOL, NATO).

Example of PMO Used in a Text

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