TYVM Meaning

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What does TYVM mean?

TYVM means Thank You Very Much.

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TYVM Meaning
Find out what TYVM means and how it is used.

TYVM is an abbreviation similar to TY which stands for “thank you very much”. It can be used sincerely or sarcastically.

Where is TYVM used?

TYVM is often used in texting and online chats on social networks and platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Discord and others.

TYVM is used on the follow platforms and places:

  • texting
  • online conversation
  • Discord
  • Facebook
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Instagram
  • Reddit
  • Twitch
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
An example of the initialism TYVM in a text message.
An example of the initialism TYVM in a text message.

How is TYVM used?

TYVM can be used either sincerely or sarcastically.

For example, if someone goes out of their way to help you with something, you might send them a text later saying “TYVM for helping today! I’m really grateful!”.

But it can also be used in a sarcastic and dismissive way. Imagine that you’re texting your friend and she says something like “I’m surprised you haven’t broken up with your boyfriend yet. He’s so rude.”. You might disagree and say something like “He’s actually a very nice person, TYVM.”.

Do people say TYVM out loud?

People don’t say the letters “TYVM” out loud, but “thank you very much” is a pretty common phrase.

Elvis, for instance, is famous for saying it.

Example Uses of TYVM

In a text message:
TYVM for helping me study! I got an A!

Someone thanks their friend for helping them study for an exam.

In a text message:
TYVM for showing me around! I really appreciate it.

Someone thanks someone for showing them around an unfamiliar city.

On online conversation:
I happy with my current job, TYVM.

Someone tries to recruit an employee to work somewhere even worse than where they're currently employed.

On online conversation:
I'm actually a big fan of Akon, TYVM.

Someone is annoyed when they see someone online say that Akon sucks.

On Facebook Messenger:

Someone sarcastically thanks someone for offering unsolicited advice.

Who uses TYVM?

We can’t really identify any subset of people who use this term more than others.

Maybe Elvis fans?

History of TYVM

First Use

The phrase “thank you very much” certainly predates the invention of the internet, and while the initialism “TYVM” was first defined on Urban Dictionary in 2003, we suspect it was used before then.

Data from Google Trends showing the popularity of searches for TYVM.
Data from Google Trends showing the popularity of searches for TYVM.

Rise in Popularity

According to Google Trends, there hasn’t really been any significant increase in searches for the term over the past decade.

What was used before TYVM?

Before typing “TYVM”, people probably just typed “thank you very much” or “ty very much”.