What Does CUFFED Mean in a Text?

homelove & datingUNCUFFING

The Growing Glossary of Dating Slang

If you're new to online dating, then I'm afraid there is whole new language with well over 250 terms for you to learn.

Particularly since the rise of the iKids, people have been far more open about their sexual preferences and desires, and this has generated a long glossary of new dating terms. Many sexual preferences are still abbreviated on dating sites, presumably with the idea that those who do not understand the term do not need to know it. That thinking does not help newcomers though. Here is the term you're looking for:

CUFFED means "In a Relationship" or "Married."

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In dating related chat, cuffed is a reference to wearing handcuffs. It is used to refer to someone who is in a long-term relationship or married. For example:
  • Jo is cuffed to Sam. I'd stay well clear if I was you.
  • Ali and Les are getting cuffed! What a shame.
  • My partner and I had two glorious years together. The we got cuffed.
Ditching a long-term partner is known as uncuffing. For a full list of dating related abbreviations and other terms, check out our digital dating page.

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When I write CUFFED, I mean this:

meaning of CUFFED

"Married or in a Relationship"

Summary of Key Points

"Married or in a Relationship" is the most common definition for CUFFED on on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Married or in a Relationship
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at Cuffed

When used with the meanings "married" and "in a relationship," cuffed 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.

Example of cuffed Used in a Text

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