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hep

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[ hep ]
/ hɛp /
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adjective, verb (used with object) Older Slang.
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Origin of hep

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An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; of uncertain origin; cf. hip4

Other definitions for hep (2 of 2)

hep2
[ huht, huhp, hep ]
/ hʌt, hʌp, hɛp /

interjection
one (used in counting cadence while marching).
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British Dictionary definitions for hep (1 of 2)

hep1
/ (hɛp) /

adjective hepper or heppest
slang an earlier word for hip 4

British Dictionary definitions for hep (2 of 2)

hep2
/ (hɛp) /

noun informal
short for hepatitis
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