What Does CEEBS Mean in a Text?

CEEBS means "Can't Be Bothered."

CEEBS (pronounced "Seebs") is a slang word used with the meaning "Can't Be Bothered." The use of CEEBS derives from the following "CB" abbreviations, all of which express a lack of interest: "Can't Be Bothered" is also commonly abbreviated as CEEB and CEEBZ.)

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When I write CEEBS, I mean this:

meaning of CEEBS

CEEBS expresses a lack of enthusiasm.

Summary of Key Points

"Can't Be Bothered" is the most common definition for CEEBS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Can't Be Bothered
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of CEEBS in Sentences

Here is an example of CEEBS being used in a conversation:
  • Liam: Have you done French homework?
  • Lorna: CEEBS. Can I copy yours?
  • Karen: What happened with you and Brian?
  • Julie: CEEBS. He's history.

An Academic Look at CEEBS

CEEBS is a slang word. Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and which are often restricted to a special context or a particular group of users.

CEEBS is normally used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not often used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have just said "I can't be bothered" instead of using CEEBS.

Example of CEEBS Used in a Text

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