Cuz is an informal way of saying because. [US, spoken]
CUZ is commonly used in text messaging and speech as a simple abbreviation of the word “cousin”. In this context, CUZ is often used colloquially for “friend” just like the actual word “cousin”. For example: Driver: Yo CUZ, how are you?
cuz (plural cuzzes) (informal) cousin (usually as a form of address, but not necessarily to cousin)
Cuznomen. A Crip term for homeboy or friend.
Cuz is an informal way of saying because. regional note: in BRIT use ‘cos.
1. The definition of coz in US slang is cousin or friend.
The English word cuz comes from Latin con-, Latin sobrinus (maternal cousin (male).)
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as a surname), from Old French cosin “nephew; relative; Cousin” (12th c., Modern French. Special modern usage, “the son or daughter of an uncle or aunt”, is attested around 1300, but throughout Middle English the word has also been used to mean grandchildren, godchildren, etc. used.
because. /(kʌz)/ noun informal. NZ A term used by a Māori to refer to or to address a family member. Australian a term used by an Aborigine to refer to or address a family member.
As their name suggests, Bloods identify with the color red and consider themselves “Crip Killas“. Bloods disrespect Crips by crossing out the letter “c” and calling Crip members “Crabs”.
The stylized rituals of handshaking show similar solidarity: members of the Rollin 200 Crips greet one another by holding up the index and middle fingers of their right hand – symbolizing the number two – and the backs of both fingers with merge with the greeting partner, followed by a short, …
“Soo Woo”, which means “Reign of Blood“. A greeting of “soo woo” is returned with the greeting of “woo”. “Five” is a reference to another UBN member. “Big homie” refers to a higher-ranking member, while “big fool” generally refers to the higher-ranking member present.
We can write cos, coz or cuz and pronounce it /kəz/ or /kɒz/. (I agree with the jargon that cos is the normal spelling. Nowadays it’s often spelled without an apostrophe. In the past I could even see ’cause’.)
In spoken English, it’s common to say “cause” (pronounced “coz”) instead of “because”. When this short version is written, it is usually written because.
A slang abbreviation for cousin is cuz.
Share. In colloquial English, people often use the word cuz (or cuzz) to refer to their cousin. … cousin is used as a term of endearment in slang to show a close bond or familiarity (more than an acquaintance, usually someone you’ve known for a while).
(informal, internet slang, SMS) Abbreviation of because.