hep

1
[hep]

adjective Older Slang.


Nearby words

  1. henty,
  2. henty, george alfred,
  3. henze,
  4. henze, hans werner,
  5. heortology,
  6. hep a,
  7. hepa,
  8. hepar,
  9. heparin,
  10. heparitin sulfate

Origin of hep

1
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

hep

2
[huht, huhp, hep]

interjection

one (used in counting cadence while marching).
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British Dictionary definitions for hep

hep

1

adjective hepper or heppest

slang an earlier word for hip 4

noun informal

short for hepatitis
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Word Origin and History for hep
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