What Does CUL8R Mean?

CUL8R means "See You Later." Other common versions of CUL8R are CYL8R and CYL8ER.

Even though CUL8R does not specify a time, it usually implies a meeting on a same day. CUL8R uses the sound of the 8 to replace letters, making it efficient for texting as well as light hearted. Here are some other terms that make use of the number 8 in the same way:

Summary of Key Points

"See You Later" is the most common definition for CUL8R on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:See You Later
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for CUL8R

When I write CUL8R, I mean this:

meaning of CUL8R
CUL8R usually means a face-to-face meeting later the same day.


Examples of CUL8R in Sentences

Here are examples of CUL8R being used in conversations:
  • Tony: Can I get my hair cut when I CUL8R?
  • Jordan: No, I'm having dinner with Uncle Mark tonight.
  • Helpless boy: On a scale of 1-10, how likely is it that I'll CUL8R?
  • His crush: -4.

An Academic Look at CUL8R

CUL8R is typically used as a standalone declarative sentence with the meaning "I will see you later."

CUL8R is neither acronym nor abbreviation but a cyber term because it employs both letters and numbers. Cyber term terms were originally introduced for brevity, but nowadays they are mostly used for fun.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "See You Later" instead of CUL8R.

Example of CUL8R Used in a Text


See Also

CU (see you) CUIAB (see you in a bit) CUL (see you later) CUL8ER (see you later) CULA (see you later, alligator) CUOL (see you on line) CUT (see you there) CUT (see you tomorrow) CWTCU (can't wait to see you)