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SMH in Texting: Meaning and Useful Conversation Examples

SMH in Texting: Meaning and Useful Conversation Examples

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SMH! What does SMH mean? Although this acronym might not always bring any extra important information to the message, it can certainly add to the tone of the overall message. Check the lesson below and find out SMH meaning and usage.


SMH Meaning

SMH Stands for “Shaking my Head

SMH is a popular online acronym that teens and young adults love to type into their social media posts or in text messages to express the same physical body language of shaking their head in disappointment, disagreement and/or disbelief.

It might be in response to somebody else’s behavior, an event that took place, or the state of a situation. Regardless of why, the only response you can muster is to shake your head.

SMH Examples


  • “The media coverage on this story is just ridiculous. SMH.”
  • The Purple Eagles totally should’ve won that game! They had it when Pizzaburghenshire made that shot!! Smh.”
  • “Hey, Peter is absent today for going out with his girlfriend” – “Smh”
  • I need the car this Saturday, so you’ll have to find another way to get to your weekly Nakuro Dragonflame X meeting.” – SMH

What does SMH mean?| Infographic 

OFC & SMH in Texting: Meaning and Useful Conversation Examples

Other terms relating to ‘shaking’:

  • SMDH = Shaking My Damn Head
  • SMGDH = Shaking My God Damn Head
  • SMHID = Shaking My Head In Despair
  • SMHL = Shaking My Head Laughing

Other terms relating to ‘head’:

  • /O\ = Frustrated, hands on head
  • AIRHEAD = Stupid person
  • ALPHA = Head person of a group
  • BH = Be Happy/ Bloody Hell/ Big Head
  • CIMH = Chuckle In My Head
  • CLUBHEAD = Person who goes to clubs a lot
  • H2T = Head To Toe
  • HEADS = People
  • HEADS UP = Advance notice
  • HHIS = Hanging Head In Shame
  • HOH = Head Over Heels
  • HS = Headshot
  • HUD = Heads-Up Display
  • IMH = In My Head
  • IYH = In Your Head
  • LIH = Laugh In Head
  • LIMH = Laughing In My Head
  • LMHO = Laughing My Head Off
  • LOAF = Head
  • MEATHEAD = Muscular, but thick, person
  •  MOP = Hair on head
  • MUGSHOT = Head and shoulders picture

SMH | Infographic

OFC & SMH in Texting: Meaning and Useful Conversation Examples


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