Share this entry

OMG Line breaks: OMG
Pronunciation: /əʊɛmˈdʒiː/

Definition of OMG in English:


Used to express surprise, excitement, disbelief, etc. OMG! If my parents find out they will go mad!
More example sentences
  • I love the feeling when people walk in into our place and exclaim, OMG, your house looks so pretty.
  • Omg, please, some people, like me, are desperate and worried to the core about what they're gonna do with their lives!
  • OMG, thank you, thank you, thank you.


Early 20th century: from the initial letters of oh my God! (the final elements may sometimes represent goodness, gosh, etc.).

Definition of OMG in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources