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dm

1
or DM

noun

, plural dms, dm's.
  1. a direct message sent to one or more users of a social media service or private messaging service, usually when the accounts involved have an established relationship, as when the recipient is linked to, friends with, or following the sender on a social media platform:

    He sent me a scary and abusive dm, so I reported the message and blocked his account.



verb (used with object)

, dm'd or dmed, dm'ing, or dming.
  1. to send a direct message to (another user of such a service).

dm

2

abbreviation for

  1. decimeter; decimeters.

DM

3

Dm.

4

abbreviation for

DM

1

abbreviation for

  1. (in Canada) deputy minister
  2. (the former) Deutschmark


dm

2

symbol for

  1. decimetre

dm

3

the internet domain name for

  1. Dominica
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Word History and Origins

Origin of dm1

First recorded in 2005–10; d(irect) ( def ) m(essage) ( def )
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Example Sentences

DM: I still think Will Swenson deserves the medal and I think that he acted courageously that day.

DM: A lot of times, a lot of people, we take it out of context.

DM: I think the only thing I can really say on this is that we settled our differences amicably.

DM: They should do that anyway, because these men and women are fighting and sacrificing for their freedom.

Charlie Sheen Charlie Sheen attempted to DM Justin Bieber his cell number over Twitter.

Large and very tall trees; bark of young trees tight, beginning to scale when the trees reach 1-2 dm.

Hollow sycamore logs were commonly used by the pioneers in which to smoke their meat, and sections of hollow logs about 12 dm.

Large trees with deeply furrowed bark; twigs smooth, greenish gray and often covered with a bloom; leaves generally 2-3.5 dm.

Our collections, all of which were made in 1959, are identified by the letters DM followed by a station-number.

Large trees of this species in Indiana are usually from 4-6 dm.

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