TIKTOK is one of the world's most popular apps and as a result has spawned its own litany of acronyms.
But what does it all mean? Here's a look at just one of the most commonly-used acronyms used on social media today.
What does KMT mean?
KMT is an abbreviation for the phrase “kiss my teeth.”
It is used to convey disdain, disgust, anger or annoyance, either genuine or feigned.
Where is KMT used?
The phrase is regularly used on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
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3) Where did the abbreviation come from?
It is not known exactly when or who began using the abbreviation.
It is thought that “kiss my teeth” morphed into KMT around 2009-2010.
It was roughly this time that the word was added to the Urban Dictionary.
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4) What other abbreviations do people use on social media?
Acronyms have been a popular way to communicate stuff on the internet for decades.
Some are far more ubiquitous than others.
- LOL – "Laugh out loud", or "lots of love"
- LMAO – "Laugh my ass off"
- YOLO – "You only live once"
- ASAP – "As soon as possible"
- FML – "F**k my life"
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