What does Oomfie mean?

Someone who follows you on Twitter, or ‘Oomfie’

In the world of Twitter, the term oomfie is used to identify a follower. You might say to one of your followers, “You’re my favorite oomfie since you’ve been with me from the start!”

Oomfie is usually used in a friendly and affectionate manner for followers who are dear to the user. It’s used in a way that makes it sound as if it’s short for “one of my friends”. Even friends who aren’t on social media might be called oomfie.

This playful term isn’t just restricted to Twitter. It can also be found being used on other social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram.

Despite its popularity, the origin of oomfie is a mystery. It’s known that it comes from the acronym OOMF, but who used it first or where it came from isn’t known. Its use can be traced back to the early 2010s.

Example for using ‘Oomfie’ in a conversation

Hey! Guess what? My oomfie just retweeted my tweet! πŸ™Œ

That’s awesome! Oomfies are the best! πŸ˜„

I know, right? They always show so much support! πŸ₯°

Definitely! I love interacting with my oomfies. They make Twitter so much fun! πŸ’™