What does CAS stand for?

Clothing Acquisition Syndrome

When you can't stop buying clothes, you may suffer from "CAS," which stands for Clothing Acquisition Syndrome." It's a condition that often afflicts women more than men (men are more likely to deal with GAS).

You might see CAS in various places, including online messages and texts. People typically use it jokingly to poke fun at how much a person spends on new fits. For example, a husband may remark that he won't be able to retire until his wife beats her CAS.


Shopping malls are often filled with women that have CAS.
Now, they can suffer from CAS on the couches in their homes.

At least all these clothes were on clearance...

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Updated September 6, 2022

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