What does MCM mean?
MCM means Man Crush Monday. It could also mean Mighty Car Mods or Michael Cromer Munich.
On this page:
- Where is MCM used?
- How is MCM used?
- Example Uses of MCM
- Who uses MCM?
- History of MCM
- Other Definitions of MCM
MCM is an initialism and a hashtag that means Man Crush Monday. It is used for photos of men that people find attractive or have a “crush” on.
It is also sometimes used in reference to Mighty Car Mods, a popular automotive YouTube channel.
Additionally, MCM Worldwide is a fashion brand where MCM stands for Michael Cromer Munich.
Where is MCM used?
MCM is used most frequently as a hashtag on Instagram, and sometimes on Twitter, TikTok and Facebook.
It may be used on other places to refer to Mighty Car Mods or the fashion brand MCM Worldwide.
MCM is used on the follow platforms and places:
How is MCM used?
MCM is used as a hashtag on posts containing photos of men whom they find attractive. These men are typically either the significant others of the person posting, or they’re celebrities – actors, athletes, etc.
Do people say MCM out loud?
No, unless they’re talking about the fashion brand.
Example Uses of MCM
I love him so much! #MCM #boyfriend
Someone posts a photo of their boyfriend to Instagram with the hashtag #MCM.
Brad Pitt is my #MCM #BradPitt #favorite
Someone posts a photo of their favorite actor (Brad Pitt) to Instagram.On Instagram:
They are all my #MCM
Someone posts a photo of their favorite band to Instagram, noting that every individual member is their man crush.On Instagram:
The hubby and I visiting the Grand Canyon! #MCM
Someone posts a photo of them and their husband at the Grand Canyon.On Instagram:
Don't tell my boyfriend, but Jax is my #MCM!
Someone posts a photo of their pet goat named Jax, saying that Jax is their MCM (rather than their boyfriend).On online conversation:
Did you watch that new MCM video? It was hilarious!
A friend asks another friend if he watched the new video on the Mighty Car Mods YouTube channel.In a text message:
Someone sends a text asking if a person still has a handbag made by MCM Worldwide.
Who uses MCM?
MCM is used by a broad range of people. In general, the kind of people who use Instagram are probably the kind of people who use this initialism and hashtag.
History of MCM
The initialism and hashtag was probably first used some time in 2012 or 2013. It was first posted to Urban Dictionary in 2013, which is about the same time we remember it becoming popular on Instagram.
Rise in Popularity
Interestingly, looking at the two graphs above, you can see that Google searches for MCM in the United States increased dramatically around the time that Instagram was becoming more popular. Worldwide, however, the increase in searches was a bit more subtle.
But even before Instagram existed, searches for the initialism were quite high worldwide. We’re not certain, but this could be explained by MCM Worldwide (the fashion brand) being more popular outside the United States.
What was used before MCM?
Nothing. People would just write captions about their significant others, and probably wouldn’t even bother posting a photo of random people they find attractive.
Other Definitions of MCM
MCM can also mean:
- Mighty Car Mods
- Michael Cromer Munich
Mighty Car Mods
MCM is sometimes used to refer to Mighty Car Mods, a popular automotive YouTube channel featuring videos of vehicle modifications.
Michael Cromer Munich
MCM Worldwide is a fashion brand founded in 1976, producing a range of luxury leather goods including handbags, totes and backpacks. The MCM in their name is an initialism of Michael Cromer Munich.