What is cz short for?


People who don't have enough time or patience to type cuz may instead use cz to stand for "because." This abbreviation is still phonetically accurate, so people still (typically) understand its meaning.

You're most likely to encounter cz in text messages and online chat. People who use cz in place of "because" are often expert texters and/or chatters, who type cz frequently enough that excluding cuz's "u" saves them a meaningful amount of time.


I won't see you on the bus 2day cz I have soccer practice after school

A girl explaining why she uses "cz" instead of "cuz"

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Updated August 3, 2021

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