What Does TMW Mean in a Text?

TMW means "Tomorrow." The abbreviation TMW is a contraction commonly used for brevity in online forums and other text-based conversations to mean "Tomorrow."

TMW is one of many abbreviations of the word "Tomorrow." Others include:

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When I write TMW, I mean this:

meaning of TMW

The day after today is TMW.

Summary of Key Points

"Tomorrow" is the most common definition for TMW on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of TMW in Sentences

Here are examples of TMW being used in conversations:
  • Tim: When will you finish the painting?
  • Richard: Not sure, probably TMW.
  • Sian: Has he paid you the money he owes?
  • Sheree: Not yet, he always says TMW.

An Academic Look at TMW

TMW is a contraction of "Tomorrow." Some contractions, like TMW, 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?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "Tomorrow" instead of using the abbreviation TMW.

Example of TMW Used in a Text

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