1. What is a GC?

Groovy cat

Groovy cat (GC) is another way to say "cool dude." GC is obscure, but when people use it, they typically send it in a text message or online, like on social media or in a chat.

Where did GC come from?

GC was adopted as an acronym for "groovy cat" in the 2000s as online chat and texting became more commonplace. The "groovy cat" name traces back to the 1920s and 30s world of jazz and Jive-talking.

In the early days of jazz, "groovy" was a way to describe Jazz music played with a smooth passion. And a "cat" was a musician who could play groovy jazz with the coolness and nimbleness of a cat.

When do I use GC?

You can use GC whenever you want to refer to a person you think is really cool, such as a smooth-talking friend, suave celebrity, or awesome musician. But keep in mind, GC is rather obscure and primarily used by older adults that still describe cool people as groovy cats in real life.


"That saxophone player is one GC!"

Now that is one GC!

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2. What does GC stand for?

Good Crib

A quick way to comment that you like someone's crib, or house; could technically be used to describe a good baby crib but is most commonly used to reference a person's house.


"Thx for having me over, u got a GC!"

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