- 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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- slang very good, esp of hip-hop
Word Origin for def
C20: perhaps from definitive
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- 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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