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[ def ]
/ dɛf /
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adverb Informal.
definitely: Going to Europe this summer? But def!
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Origin of def

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By shortening

Other definitions for def (2 of 3)

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[ def ]
/ dɛf /

adjective
Slang. excellent: That hip-hop record is def!

Origin of def

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An Americanism dating back to 1980–85; of uncertain origin

Other definitions for def (3 of 3)

def.

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British Dictionary definitions for def (1 of 2)

def
/ (dɛf) /

adjective
slang very good, esp of hip-hop

Word Origin for def

C20: perhaps from definitive

British Dictionary definitions for def (2 of 2)

def.

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