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Definition for nm (2 of 3)
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or N. Mex.
ABOUT THIS WORD
What else does nm mean?
Nm is internet slang for not much or nevermind.
Where does nm come from?
Like many internet slang abbreviations, it’s hard to identify the exact origin of nm, though it likely originates and spreads with acronyms like LOL (laughing out loud) and BRB (be right back) in the 1990–2000s.
Nm was defined as “not much” on Urban Dictionary in 2003 and appeared in Ryan Jones’s 2006 Internet Slang Dictionary.
For those sending letters, NM is also the two letter abbreviation and postal code for the U.S. state of New Mexico.
How is nm used in real life?
Nm, for “not much,” is usually written in the lowercase nm and is used in response to greetings like “What’s up?” or “What are you up to?” in texts or social media.
NM, also as nm, can be short for nevermind online, too.
Also expect to see NM for all things New Mexico.
Greetings from #SantaFe! 🌶
I’ll be in NM till next Monday working on a really rad tv show. ☺️ Can’t wait to share this with you all once it’s released. Makeup artistry brings so many cool opportunities. 🙌🏻 pic.twitter.com/EuYbvscRvx
— Annalee Belle (@annalee_belle) October 2, 2018
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Example sentences from the Web for nm
Other cities facing similar risks: Phoenix; Albuquerque, NM Heidi Cullen is the author of The Weather of the Future.
Grower-producers can be identified by the tiny RM on their labels, versus the NM for négociants-manipulants.
Quam atrciter75 dmictum sit exitus docuit: nm hostium bell superfuit; quem quisque in pgnand cperat locum, eum miss anim1 tegbat.Selections from Viri Romae|Charles Franois L'Homond
As shown in Figure 207, a strong unconformity (nm´, Fig. 207) parts the schists and the Algonkian.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton