What Does TBMS Mean in a Text?

TBMS means "To Be More Specific." The abbreviation TBMS is used to indicate precise, detailed information about a subject.

For example, "Let's meet tonight at the cinema at 7pm," is more specific than "Let's meet later."

TBMS also stands for The Black Monday Suicides, a progressive Metal band formed in late August 2008 from the Isle of Man, UK.

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When I write TBMS, I mean this:

meaning of TBMS

TBMS means giving all the information in precise detail.

Summary of Key Points

"To Be More Specific" is the most common definition for TBMS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:To Be More Specific
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of TBMS in Sentences

Here are examples of TBMS being used in conversations:
  • Sally: Why do you always think you're the ugliest one in the group?
  • Michelle: I just know, but TBMS it's because they always hand me the camera.
  • Tim: I sat on my own for five hours and then went home.
  • Josh: So, TBMS you got stood up?

An Academic Look at TBMS

TBMS is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Tee Bee Emm Ess), but as this is harder to say than "To be more specific," it is not often expressed using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation TBMS is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Example of TBMS Used in a Text

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