In text or SMS messaging, a textonym is a word that is typed using the same sequence of keys on a phone's numeric keypad as another word.
Cow is a textonym of boy and any (typed using 2 6 and 9 on a phone).
by waltzing August 12, 2008
Top Definition
A textonym is a word which becomes ambiguous when using predictive text due to having the same button combination as other unrelated words. They often make a text confusing or incomprehensible.
Particularly prominent in drunk texting.

He = If
Me = Of
Book = Cool
Soon = Room
'Textonyms are so annoying, my drunken text makes no sense'
by MySpaceFTL November 05, 2007
When using predictive text to write an SMS, sometimes an unexpected word of similar / humorous meaning may pop up.

Pint / shot / riot

Kiss / lips

Shag / rich

Sips / piss

Cock / anal

Dual / fuck
Oh no! I meant to send my boyfriend a text saying I wanted to suck his cock tonight.

Don't worry, it's just a textonym. Besides, I heard he's into that sort of thing.
by jwgrooves June 27, 2011
Two or more words that are spelled using the same series of keys in a text message.

"Me" and "of" are both entered using 6-3.

Also "good", "home", "gone", "hood", "hoof", and "goof" are textonyms.
My boyfriend was concerned when I texted him that I was nearly good. I explained that it was a textonym and I meant to say I was nearly home.
by AuntieBelle March 14, 2009
Words that are related in their combination of button strokes, usually on a phone's number-pad and with T-9 or similar methods.
For example the number combination 4663 yields: home, gone, and good. Or 63 yields: of and me, these words would be textonyms of each other.
by Lummpy pillow May 17, 2010
When texting the same numbers comes up with multiple words.
THe most anonying textonym is "go" and "in."
by JR1127 July 26, 2009
Variant/Incorrect spelling of txtonym.
How do you spell txtonym????

I think it's t-e-x-t-o-n-y-m textonym...
by nigel coldwell August 02, 2005
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