Definition of SMH in US English:



  • Shaking (or shake) my head (used to express disapproval, exasperation, frustration, etc.)

    ‘They'll do anything for ratings. SMH’
    ‘SMH at your silly remarks’
    ‘I can both understand the outrage and SMH at it’
    • ‘Wow smh, so many off-subject arguments and comments.’
    • ‘Right now I'm so ashamed of my home state, smh.’
    • ‘Smh. I'm going to need for her to know that she can't go around saying things like this.’
    • ‘Smh @ her latest selfie.’
    • ‘SMH at the people who post videos on this site.’
    • ‘It likes she does it for attention, smh.’
    • ‘That man is father of her children, and all she wants to do is embarrass him in front of them. SMH.’
    • ‘You let the fake rumours influence your perception of him. SMH.’
    • ‘The sequels sucked so what makes them think a tv series will work! Smh.’
    • ‘SMH at this nasty show.’


Early 21st century: sometimes also interpreted as short for so much hate.