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What Does CE Mean?

The abbreviation CE means "Common Era" and "Casual Encounters." Here is more information about each of these definitions of CE.

Common Era

CE is widely used online and in written texts with the meaning "Common Era." In this context, CE is a culturally neutral alternative to AD (Anno Domini) and is used in exactly the same way (e.g., 101 CE, tenth century CE).

Casual Encounters

When used with the meaning "Casual Encounters," CE typically refers to a casual sexual encounter. In 2018, as a result of the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act passed by Congress, the classified advertisements website Craigslist shut down its popular "Casual Encounters" section.

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of CE

"Common Era" is a common definition for CE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
CE
Definition:Common Era
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Second Definition of CE

"Casual Encounters" is another common definition for CE.

CE
Definition:Casual Encounters
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults

Example of CE Used in a Text

CE

See Also

BC (before Christ) BCE (before common era) GENERATION SNOWFLAKE (overly sensitive students) G I GENERATION (generation born between 1901 and 1927) GREATEST GENERATION (generation born between 1901 and 1927) LOST GENERATION (generation born between 1883 and 1901) MILLENNIAL GENERATION (generation born between 1981 and 1996) SILENT GENERATION (generation born between 1928 and 1946) WW2 GENERATION (generation born between 1901 and 1927) BABY BOOMERS (generation born between 1946 and 1964)