What does TMW stand for?

That moment when

TMW is an acronym for "that moment when," a phrase often used on social media to share an experience. The acronym precedes a statement that describes the relatable experience.

The phrase is often used by teenagers on Facebook and Twitter to share things that they think other people would think is funny. TMW commonly appears in a meme with an image.


TMW your brother drinks the last soda
TMW you realize that you used TMW in a tweet
TMW you realize that you used TMW in a tweet

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Updated February 28, 2017

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