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Definition of TMI

TMI

interjection

  • acronym for "too much information".
    Person A: I need to take a dump.

    Person B: TMI. I did not want to know that!
    When he told me about his hangover-related chunk-blowing, I said that was a little TMI.

    Last edited on Mar 01 2013. Submitted by Mark K. from Santa Ana, CA, USA on Mar 23 1999.

  • used when you don't want to give a person details about something.
    Person A: How'd your date go last night?

    Person B: TMI.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Mar 01 2013. Submitted by T-dogg from Harrisburg, PA, USA on Mar 06 2003.

notes

  • Used when someone says something that's a little bit too personal for the current circumstance; when someone tells you something you didn't need to know and especially would rather have not known; etc.

    Last edited on Mar 01 2013. Submitted by Mark K. from Santa Ana, CA, USA on Mar 23 1999.

  • See also "WTMI" - "way too much information" - used when shared information is particularly disgusting.

    Last edited on Mar 01 2013. Submitted by Ryan H. on Dec 01 2006.

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