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SMD Meaning

What Does SMD Mean in Texting and On Social Media?

SMD is short for “suck my dic*.” It is a vulgar but still rather popular slang phrase widely used both online and in the real world. People mostly use SMD when they are upset with someone, but its meaning doesn’t always have to be overly negative.

For example, if your friends are teasing you, you can jokingly reply with SMD. In this context, SMD isn’t so aggressive, it is more of a friendly banter. Of course, this only makes sense if you are using SMD with close friends who will understand. 

SMD Origins

The full form of SMD originates back to the early 20th century. At first, this phrase was used by sex workers. Then, during the 1970s, when the por* industry exploded, more people started using this phrase. 

In the 1990s and 2000s, people started communicating with each other online. Oftentimes, they had to keep their messages as concise as possible because all texting platforms had character limits. That’s why, instead of using the whole phrase, people used its abbreviation – SMD.

Nowadays, when online communication has become the most common way we talk to other people, this acronym remains popular and widely used. Unfortunately, many use social media and texting platforms to argue with other people, so you can read “SMD” almost everywhere you look. 

What Does SMD Mean in Texting and On Social Media

How to Use SMD?

SMD can be used as an angry expression to say no, a playful reply to teasing, and also flirtation.

1. An Angry Expression to Say No

If you are feeling angry with someone and want to use SMD in that context, you can do it this way:

Example 1:

Them: “Hey, can you lend me some money again? I promise I’ll pay you back this time.”

You: “Seriously? After the last three times? SMD, I’m not your personal ATM.”

Example 2:

Them: “I need you to cover my shift tomorrow, it’s super important.”

You: “Are you kidding me? SMD, find someone else to cover for you. I’ve got plans.”

2. A Jokingly Response to Teasing

On the other side, if you want to use SMD playfully without actually offending anyone, you need to “read the room” and see when it is appropriate. So, you can’t use it with everyone. Use it only when talking with your close friends that you know won’t get offended. 

Also, make sure that you actually sound like you are joking. Take a look at these dialogue examples:

Example 1:

Them: “Hey, I saw you trying to dance at the party last night. Looked like a robot having a malfunction!”

You: “Oh yeah? Well, next time, you’ll have to join me. We can be a duo, but for now, SMD.”

Them: (laughing) “Alright, alright, but only if we get those robot costumes.”

Example 2:

Them: “You always burn the toast. Are you sure you even know how to use a toaster?”

You: “SMD. Next time, you’re making your own breakfast.”

Them: (chuckles)* “Fair enough. But you’re still the master chef of burnt cuisine.”

3. Use As Flirtation

SMD can also be used in some flirty situations where a man and a woman have intimate or playful exchanges. 

Please note the context and the relationship between you and the other to make sure you can turn this phrase into a part of flirtatious banter, rather than an offensive remark.


You: “You think you’re so smooth, don’t you?”

Them: “SMD and find out.”

You: *laughs* “Maybe I will, keep dreaming though.”

How To Respond To SMD?

If someone sends SMD to you, you should react according to the context of that message. If it is playful and teasing, and your close friend sent it to you, you can respond with similar jokes. 

If it is used while flirting, you can respond to keep the flirting going if you like. 

However, if someone sends it to insult you, you probably want to get even.

The wisest response is to ignore such messages. On the other side, if you don’t want to ignore it, you can respond with “not cool” or with something much more extreme. In the end, it is up to you and how you feel. Still, try not to escalate the situation needlessly. 

SMD Alternatives and Variations

Instead of SMD, you can use other slang phrases and abbreviations which have a similar meaning: 

Expressing Frustration or Anger

  • Back off
  • Drop it
  • Give it a rest

Playful Reply to Teasing

  • Oh, you
  • Nice try
  • Very funny


  • Keep dreaming
  • Maybe if you’re lucky

Other Meanings of SMD

SMD can also mean several other things. So, if someone texts you SMD unexpectedly, don’t get heated up. Maybe they didn’t mean to insult you – maybe they tried to say something else. Here are some possible alternative meanings of SMD:

  • Social Media Dou**ebag – Someone who has a very annoying social media presence
  • Share My Drink – A friendly invitation to share a drink
  • Small Man’s Disease – A stereotype claiming that all short men are insecure, aggressive, and bitter
  • Sega Mega Drive – A gaming console popular in the 1990s
  • Simian Mobile Disco – An English electronic music duo
  • Surface-Mount Device – A type of electronic device with mounted components


SMD is a common slang used in texting and social media, and it means “Suck my dic*.” Although it is rather insulting, it can also be used in a more playful and teasing manner as a part of friendly banter or as flirtation.

Choose wisely when to use this abbreviation and how to answer if someone sends it with you.

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