What does ASMR mean?

Initialism for "Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response". Slang for the tingling feeling often achieved when hearing whispers or specific audio prompts.

Other definitions of ASMR:

  • Short for "autonomous sensory meridian response" or the chills you feel go down your spine when someone whispers certain triggers. Popular as video content on sites like YouTube.
  • The physical sensation with pleasurable tingling that is a response to audio queues.
  • Bodily response to relaxing sounds. Often involves whispers, but can include noises like lip smacks or hums.

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How to use the term

  • I stayed up all night watching ASMR videos.

  • I downloaded some ASMR-like tracks to mellow me out before bed.

  • I like when you give me those small, ASMR kisses behind the ear.

  • Hello... welcome... *hmmm* my... *exhale* ASMR.... *suckle* channel...


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