ICWYM

What does ICWYM stand for?

I see what you mean

ICWYM is a response people often use in text messages and online to indicate an understanding of what another person said. For example, you might respond with "ICWYM" after your friend explains why he doesn't believe in ghosts.

Every letter in ICWYM represents the word it's short for except "C," which uses the pronunciation of the letter for "see" instead of "S" (ISWYM). You see what I mean?

There are many terms for communicating understanding to someone, including variations of ICWYM. Some examples include gotcha, CC, bet, IGI, and ack.

Example

The program takes forever to quit when you have multiple documents open.
Ah, ICWYM.
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Updated November 10, 2022

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