- definitely: Going to Europe this summer? But def!
Origin of def1
- Slang. excellent: That hip-hop record is def!
Origin of def2
An Americanism dating back to 1980–85; of uncertain origin
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Examples from the Web for def
Rico Finally Paid: its easy fast money money and im welling to spoil you to def .The Sex-Trafficking Kings of Facebook
May 20, 2014
What do Charlie Sheen, Marion Cotillard, and Mos Def have in common?Celebrity Conspiracy Theorists: Courtney Love Finds Malaysian Flight 370
March 20, 2014
From The New Yorker to Mos Def, see the best quotes about the beast on Atlantic Avenue.The 6 Best Quotes About the Barclays Center
May 16, 2013
He soon garnered a reputation as a stellar stand-up comic, making regular appearances on Def Comedy Jam.Chris Tucker’s Journey From Tax Problems to ‘Silver Linings Playbook’
November 14, 2012
After exiting Def Jam Records in 2000, Lighty would strike out on his own, forming Violator Management and Violator Records.The Mysterious Death of Hip-Hop Manager & Power Broker Chris Lighty
October 4, 2012
Drowned to def in de hogshead, wid a brick tied erround him.The Broken Sword
When points and lines have been defined, a statement like Def.
A circle and its circumference have been defined in Book I., Def.
"I can't bar to know a human critter is starving to def," she muttered, setting the basket in a branch of the fallen tree.Alice Wilde: The Raftman's Daughter
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And dars Mars Bev, most pester his mar to def ter let him go; but cose dat chile he too young; he ant more'n fou'teen.The Southern Cross
Foxhall Daingerfield, Jr.
- slang very good, esp of hip-hop
C20: perhaps from definitive
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Word Origin and History for def
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- decayed, extraction indicated due to caries, or filled (used for deciduous teeth)
- decayed, extraction indicated due to caries, or filled (used for permanent teeth)
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