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Meaning of CBB


What Does CBB Mean?

CBB means "Can't Be Bothered"(i.e., lacking enthusiasm or feeling demotivated). It is the root of the following so-called "CB" abbreviations that describe the same sentiment:
  • CBS (Can't Be Stuffed)
  • CBF (Can't Be F*cked)
  • CBA (Can't Be Arsed)
  • CEEB (Can't Be Bothered)
  • CEEBS (Can't Be Bothered)
  • CEEBZ (Can't Be Bothered)
The abbreviations above are known as the "CBs" or, more commonly, the CEEBS or CEEBZ.
Summary of Key Points

Definition for CBB

CBB means "Can't Be Bothered". This is the most common definition for CBB on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about CBB:

CBB
Definition:Can't Be Bothered
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write CBB, I mean this:

meaning of CBB
CBB simply means "I can't be bothered".
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Examples of CBB in Sentences

Here is an example of CBB being used in a conversation:
  • Kate: Why don't we go for a look around the shops?
  • Jeff: CBB. I hate the crowds.

An Academic Look at CBB

CBB is an abbreviation. CBB differs from its variants CEEB, CEEBS, CEEBZ which act as words in their own right, most commonly as nouns but also as adjectives. CBB is generally used as a standalone declarative sentence. For example:
  • I'm not joining the game tonight. CBB.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have said something like "I don't feel like it" or "I can't be bothered" instead of CBB.

A Text with CBB

Using CBB on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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