What does CTHU stand for?

Cracking the heck up


CTHU is an acronym that stands for "Cracking the heck up," which is another way to say that you are laughing a lot. It is typically used in text messages and online to reply to something funny.

The acronym is typically used by slang-savvy people who often utilize slang acronyms and abbreviations. Therefore, it shouldn't be used with most people because it will most likely confuse them.

Also, "heck" is a substitute for "h***," which may offend recipients. Some examples of when CTHU is used is in reaction to a funny video shared on Facebook or when someone texts you a hilarious story.


I was CTHU after watching that video you sent me.

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Updated October 22, 2019

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