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het

[ het ]
/ hɛt /
Informal.
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noun
a heterosexual person.
adjective
heterosexual.
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Origin of het

First recorded in 1970–75; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for het (1 of 2)

het1
/ (hɛt) /

noun
slang short for heterosexual

British Dictionary definitions for het (2 of 2)

het2
/ (hɛt) /

verb
archaic, or dialect a past tense and past participle of heat
adjective
a Scot word for hot
See also het up
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