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What Is 'IMHO'? What Does IMHO Mean?

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Question: What Is 'IMHO'? What Does IMHO Mean?
Answer: "IMHO" is "In My Humble Opinion". This expression is used to demonstrate humility while simultaneously making a suggestion or posing an argument in online conversation. IMHO is also spelled in all lowercase as imho. It is identical to the expression JMHO/jmho (just my humble opinion).

Examples of IMHO usage:

  • IMHO, you should go with the smaller car in silver instead of the big car in red.
  • A lot of people think she's a flake, but IMHO, Lady Gaga is a very talented performer who delivers a catchy product.
  • I really recommend against serving pork at the barbecue. IMHO, you'll get more mileage out of serving beef burgers and chicken, especially if people of different cultures show up.
  • IMHO, cats and dogs should only be adopted if a person gets TWO; that way, they keep each other company and prevent pet depression if the owner is absent every day.


The IMHO expression, like many cultural curiousities of the Internet, is a part of modern English communication.

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