What does IMHO mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

IMHO Meaning

IMHO stands for In My Humble Opinion or In My Honest Opinion. IMHO is an internet slang initialism that clarifies that the speaker is stating an opinion rather than a fact.

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How is IMHO used? Use Cases & Examples

While in my humble opinion is the verified, original meaning for the slang term IMHO, the alternative definition of in my honest opinion is also frequently used. Neither variation is a cause for worry for parents.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term IMHO:

-IMHO Evelyn and Jack are relationship goals.

-The birthday cake wasn’t that great imho.

-IMHO convertibles are the most fun!

-Mikaela Shiffrin is the goat IMHO.

How to Identify if your child is using the IMHO slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term IMHO is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the IMHO slang word

Conversations based on teenage slang terms are an easy way to connect with your kid. It’s a great feeling for teenagers to have their own area of specialty and have their parents consult them for information.

Here are some prompts to get the talks going:

  • Do you use IMHO to mean humble or honest?
  • How do you react when someone has a negative response to your opinion?
  • What’s the craziest opinion you’ve ever seen posted?
  • Do you know people who believe using IMHO before a rude or hurtful comment makes it acceptable?

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