the fear of missing something.
A bad case of the FOMS kept me distant and aloof at my great-aunt's 90th birthday dinner, as I texted my girlfriends for minute by minute updates on their wild night out.
Trish (at the 90th birthday party): Text to all her friends.
Whats going on?
Who is there?
Is Mike there?
Who is he with?
Someone answer me. I am suffering from the F.O.M.S hardcore right now.
No response from freinds, because they are all busy.
Fear of Missing Something. Constant worry of friends having fun while you're doing something else.
Damn, the girls are going to Dewey Beach this week-end and I have to go to a family wedding. I'm going to have major FOMS.
Fear of Missing Something
"She didn't know which of the three parties to go to, she had a bad case of FMS"
Fear of Missing Something. The emotion that compels you to join your friends when you know you shouldn't or really don't feel like it.
I was really tired from the night before but I got a serious case of the FOMS and went out anyway.
April 14, 2011 Urban Word of the Day
"fear of missing out". The fear that if you miss a party or event you will miss out on something great
Even though he was exhausted, John's fomo got the best of him and he went to the party.
Related to the word "FOMS"....fear of missing something. A FOMA mama is a mother that has a Fear Of Missing Anything with her kids to the point that it gets compulsive.
She is such a FOMA mama that I can't even text in front of her without her getting in my business.
a person who cannot live without and cannot stop playing with their electronic device (i.e. blackberry, iPhone, iPod, etc.) for more than 30 seconds for fear of missing something.
Jim: "Check out Josh. He hasn't put his iPhone down for hours! Shouldn't he be playing baseball or something?"
Bill: "Yeah, but he can't help it, he's an e-douche."