What Does CUFFED Mean in a Text?

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

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

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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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