- a heterosexual person.
Origin of het
First recorded in 1970–75; by shortening
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Examples from the Web for het
Elsewhere in the post, Silver explains, as he has many times, why no one should get too het up over one single poll.Silver on Gallup's Galloping Numbers
October 19, 2012
The note of amazement in her voice was stronger than that of het relief.Scaramouche
Why would your grandfather get all het up if he heard about it?David Lannarck, Midget
George S. Harney
It had been het afore, as I hae said, but that nicht it was better than ever.
Chester stood looking down at het, wondering what on earth he was to say.Red Pepper Burns
Grace S. Richmond
Hey, but ye should see the tines on the het of a bonnie ret-teer!Steve Young
George Manville Fenn
- slang short for heterosexual
- archaic, or dialect a past tense and past participle of heat
- a Scot word for hot
See also het up
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Word Origin and History for het
"heated," archaic, late 14c., from variant past participle of heat (cf. lead/led, etc.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper