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Definition of a keeper



  • from football, but referring to an object that you like.
    Hey man, that girl is a keeper.

    Last edited on Sep 09 1998. Submitted by chris from Boston, MA, USA on Sep 09 1998.

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Other terms relating to 'keep':

Definitions include: "keep buggering on", i.e. don't give up.
Definitions include: to hide.
Definitions include: to monitor new information or rumors.
Definitions include: to supervise a person.
Definitions include: to watch for.
Definitions include: to remain courageous.
Definitions include: to restrain from laughing.
Definitions include: to keep one's composure.
Definitions include: sardonic retort to "No shit, Sherlock!"
Definitions include: statement of encouragement.
Definitions include: to tell the truth.
Definitions include: to keep it real.
Definitions include: doing things in way a gangster would.
Definitions include: to not be promiscuous.
Definitions include: to tell the truth about something; "keep it on the real".

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