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Definition of def

def

adjective

  • being cool!
    You're def!

    Last edited on Jul 26 2003. Submitted by Mads on Jul 26 2003.

  • hip hop (including graffiti) slang for 'great'. Taken from the root word 'definitive'. Def Jam records took their name from this term. The term originated in New York in the early 1980s. It made it into the Oxford English Dictionary in 1993, whereby Rick Rubin (president of Def American Records) and members of the rap community subsequently had a mock funeral for the word, with a eulogy performed by Al Sharpton.

    Last edited on Feb 09 2009. Submitted by Barbara S. on Feb 09 2009.

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Definitions include: "definitely".
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