- Slang: Sometimes Vulgar. cover your ass. See cover(def 54).
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Examples from the Web for cya
Enough, enough, enough, I say, with the CYA—Cover Your A**—strategy in our Muslim communities.How American Muslims Can Respond to Boston
Asra Q. Nomani
April 23, 2013
Before, his actions had been closely aligned church policies, which were basically a CYA masquerading as piety.Donald Wuerl: America’s Candidate for Pope?
March 10, 2013
But there is no integrity in this vote, just a lot of spin and CYA with an eye toward future campaigns.Cowards Sank the Deficit Plan
December 3, 2010
You're only practicing "CYA management" by harping on the chances things won't work out.How Not to Succeed in Business
Jack And Suzy Welch
February 18, 2009
"Cyan't do that more'n once," observed the outlaw, taking a long breath.Blazed Trail Stories
Stewart Edward White
His name begun like yourn, Cass, but I cyan't remembah the hull of it.
Why, Belle-Ann, yo' kin sho' promise me thes, cyan't yo' now?
I cyan't say as they air right comfortable, but ef they'll help me to git 'round agin, I reckon I can bar hit.
"I cyan't promise thet, Lem—leastways not now," she answered slowly, without looking at him.
- see you: used as a farewell in text messages, emails, etc
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