That Moment When

What does that moment when mean?

Remember that time when

A phrase used to precede a description of a moment that other people can relate to. It is also seen as the TMW acronym.

The phrase is popular among teenagers when sharing an experience on social media. It often appears in a meme with an image. The phrase may also appear as "that awkward moment" when recounting a time when you felt awkward.


That moment when you forgot your wallet at home
Popular meme featuring "that moment when"
Popular meme featuring "that moment when"

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Updated February 28, 2017

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