hep

1
[ hep ]
/ hɛp /

adjective, verb (used with object) Older Slang.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR VOCABULARY AS STRONG AS A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT? TRY THIS QUIZ TO SEE!

It may seem like fun and games but this quiz that uses vocab from popular stories will determine how much you know.
Question 1 of 10
disgruntle

Origin of hep

1
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; of uncertain origin; cf. hip4

Definition 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. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for hep

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