What Does CUZZO Mean?

CUZZO means "Cousin."

The slang word CUZZO means "Cousin." It is often used as a term of endearment between close friends (usually young men and boys), in the same way as CUH and CUZZ. For example:
  • Cool Dude: Hey man, you're mi amigo numero uno.
  • Even Cooler Dude: You're my CUZZO man.
  • Uncool Dude: Okay CUZZO, see you later.
  • Girlfriend: Call me CUZZO again and you'll be looking for a new trap queen.
CUZZO may derive from the Italian word "cugino," which means "Cousin" and which is also used in Italian as a way of referring to a close friend. However, it is widely believed to be of African-American origin.

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When I write CUZZO, I mean this: meaning of CUZZO CUZZO is typically used to refer to a close friend.

Summary of Key Points

"Cousin" is the most common definition for CUZZO on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 1
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of CUZZO in Sentences

An Academic Look at CUZZO

CUZZO is a slang word, possibly of Italian-American origin. 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.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

The use of CUZZO to mean "Cousin" long pre-dates the digital era.

Example of CUZZO Used in a Text


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