Definition of TMI

  1. too much information Avoid offering up TMI. Find out what prompted your kid's query and what she thinks you'll say. Then answer only the question asked. — Jeannette Moninger, Family Circle, November 2012 —used especially to suggest that someone has revealed personal information that would better be kept private Some of her [Twitter] followers deemed the disclosures inappropriate and chimed in with judgmental, sarcastic responses such as “TMI” and “Yikes.” — Anna Holmes, The Washington Post, 21 Oct. 2011 In a major TMI moment (but hilarious, at that), Shep tells Andy that he just hopes for the best since he believes women use birth control. — Elizabeth Wagmeister, Hollywood Life, 28 Apr. 2014

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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