Meaning See ya
Type Abbreviation
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Usage General (not just online)
Comments Cya means see ya. It is an abbreviation used to tell someone that you are leaving and will see them around. Cya is an abbreviation for "see ya," which is also an abbreviation as it removes the "later" or "around" part of the farewell. The cya abbreviation was used in spoken conversation informally long before online chat and text speak. However, it is now a common way to end a chat conversation.
Updated July 20, 2016