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Definition of bet

bet

expression

  • A confirmation, or a contract. Affirmtive response. Origin: Craps (dice) casino game. When a player makes a "call bet", the dealer "books" the bet by saying "Bet", signifiying that both parties have "signed" a contract. Example: Player: "Give me 5 dollars on eleven" Dealer: "Bet!"

    Last edited on Dec 12 2017. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 12 2017.

interjection

  • a statement of agreement. Possibly from "you bet", "you can bet on it", etc.
    Statement: I'll pick you up at 8:00.

    Response: Bet.
    Woman: I'll be your toy.

    Man: Bet.

    Last edited on Apr 20 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on May 05 2004.

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