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dukes-up

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dukes-up

adjective

Combative; feisty: Her salty language and dukes-up style endeared her (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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