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Definition of capisce


verb - transitive

  • to understand. Used as a question. Pronounced colloquially as "ka-PEESH", and frequently misspelled capish, capeesh, kapish, etc.
    Joey expects his money by Monday. Capish?
    We have to finish this work by Monday, capish?

    Last edited on Apr 23 2013. Submitted by Gail P. from Washington, PA 15301, USA on Oct 20 2002.


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Definitions include: "crystal clear", i.e. easy to understand.
Definitions include: misspelling of "capisce".
Definitions include: to understand.
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