What Does DMs Mean?

An abbreviation that is widely used in texting and chat, and on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere on the internet, but what does DMs mean in slang?

what does dms mean

Most Common DMs Meaning

DMs stands for Direct Messages.

Using DMs

DMs is used to refer to direct messages either sent or received.


Who does Justin Bieber think he is? I sent him 50 DMs last week and he didn’t reply to a single one. The little pr**k!

Alternative DMs Meaning

Doc Martens (footwear).

Alternative DMS Meanings

Dirty Money Syndicate.
Drugs, Money & Sex.
Doesn’t Mean Shit.

What Does DMs Mean?

Direct Messages.

Related Slang Terms

DMDirect Message.
KikThe name of a messaging app.
PMPrivate Message.
SMSShort Message Service, more commonly known as a text message or text messaging.