What Does TMW Mean?

This popular abbreviation is used to refer to the very near future

TMW is an abbreviation and not an acronym. In this case, all letters of the word that TMW stands for have been discarded except the first letter (T), one of the middle letters (M), and the last letter (W).

TMW is short for tomorrow, the day after today.

Text message saying "TMW" on an iPhone

How TMW Is Used

Instead of typing out the whole word "tomorrow," TMW offers people a faster and more convenient short-form version that they can text or type to save time and energy.

TMW is used in text conversations or online the same way that it's used in real life. TMW is one of the most popular internet slang terms used.

People often use it to:

  • Talk about their plans for the next day.
  • Ask about other people's plans for the next day.
  • Schedule events or meetups for the next day.
  • Discuss upcoming events or meetups for the next day.
  • Make predictions or forecasts for the next day.

Examples of TMW in Use

A few examples of TMW usage are:

  • I'm going to the gym tmw at 8 am. Wanna come?
  • The test tmw is going to be brutal.
  • I think it's supposed to rain tmw.
  • Is TMW morning a good time to meet?

Since texting can be informal, people don't always capitalize TMW.

Alternatives to TMW

Different abbreviations are used to represent the word "tomorrow." TMW is one of those abbreviations. A few more online abbreviations for tomorrow are:

  • TM: You don't necessarily need that last letter W. This is the shortest abbreviation of "tomorrow."
  • TMR: Some people like to use an R at the end rather than a W. Use the one that you think is easiest to interpret.
  • TMRW: If you can't choose between an end letter for this abbreviation, why not use both? It's longer by one letter, yet it might make more sense.
  • 2MR: Instead of starting this abbreviation with a letter T, you can slang it up even more by using the number 2.

Other Time Period Abbreviations

Now that you know one of the most popular ways to say "tomorrow" online or in a text, you might be interested in learning how to refer to other time periods in similar ways. Check out some of the following time period abbreviations that you can add to your texting and online post vocabulary:

  • Yday: Yesterday
  • 2day: Today
  • Nxt wk: Next Week
  • WKND: Weekend
  • RN: Right now
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