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Shaking my head

SMH is a popular texting and chatting acronym that means shaking my head. It is most commonly used to express disapproval, disagreement, or speechlessness.

The idea of the acronym comes from the speechless reaction to something so bad or surprising that all you can do is shake your head. SMH is a convenient way to say, "I disagree," "I can't believe it," or "Not again..."


"The media coverage on this story is just ridiculous. SMH."

SMH means shaking my head

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Meaning 2

Scratching my head

An acronym that implies the user is confused about something; may also be written "<SMH>."


"SMH... I have no idea what he means."

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Meaning 3

Smash my head

An acronym that implies you are metaphorically smashing your hand to your forehead; typically used after saying or doing something stupid.


"I can't believe I wrote down the wrong date! SMH."

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