noun (plural DMs)
verb (DM's, DM'ing, DM'd)[with object]
Send (someone) a private message on social media, especially Twitter: you can’t DM a user who doesn’t follow you [with two objects]: the band will DM you a link to download the song
More example sentences
- Clicking on a tweet to reply or DM will automatically activate that account.
- He's been caught DM'ing with women other than his wife.
- In the following, I present a few examples of a real person DM'ing me, as well as a spammer.
Early 21st century: abbreviation of direct message, from the Direct Message feature of the social media service Twitter.
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