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Meaning of CBS

What Does CBS Mean?

CBS means "Can't Be Stuffed", which is considered an outmoded version of "Can't Be Bothered"(i.e., lacking enthusiasm or feeling demotivated). "Can't Be Stuffed" is associated primarily with British or Australian English. CBS is derived from the following so-called "CB" abbreviations that describe the same sentiment:
  • CBB (Can't Be Bothered)
  • CBF (Can't Be F*cked)
  • CBA (Can't Be Arsed)
  • CEEBS (Can't Be Bothered)
  • CEEB (Can't Be Bothered)
  • CEEBZ (Can't Be Bothered)
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Definition for CBS

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

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When I write CBS, I mean this:

meaning of CBS
CBS means "I can't be stuffed", similar to "I can't be bothered".

Examples of CBS in Sentences

Here is an example of CBS being used in a conversation:
  • Anna: Shall we go for a coffee or move some more sacks?
  • Karen: CBS. Let's get a coffee.

An Academic Look at CBS

CBS is an abbreviation. CBS differs from its variants CEEB, CEEBS, CEEBZ which act as words in their own right, most commonly as nouns but also as adjectives. CBS is generally used as a standalone declarative sentence. For example:
  • I am not doing any more work. CBS.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "I can't be stuffed" or something like "I feel disinclined" instead of CBS.

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