What Does “IMU” Mean?

By Jax

Abbreviation “IMU” means “I miss u.” It’s like saying “I miss you” but with the “you” word turning into just the letter “u.” It’s intended to show sincerity and cuteness.

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  • Safe for children:  Yes
  • Snapchat meaning: I Miss U
  • Instagram meaning: I Miss U

Year it began trending Primary community

2021 Social media and text messaging

Examples and other meanings

“IMU! Let’s hang out soon!”

  • Emotion: Longing
  • Intention: The text shows someone trying to say that they are feeling a longing for them. And that they want to hang out soon!


  • Emotion: Reciprocation
  • Intention: In this text, it’s possible to say IMU2! Using the number refers to someone saying “too” in the “I miss you” phrase.