Dictionary.com

hep

1
[ hep ]
/ hɛp /
Save This Word!

adjective, verb (used with object) Older Slang.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of hep

1
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).
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use hep in a sentence

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK