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Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. This will culminate in my release of an MBOX file including full headers. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Details of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret start Monday August 17. More here.
Google has been lying about the penalty against this site for years. My conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty starts dropping August 17. More here.

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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Other terms relating to 'accurate, probably, likely, certainly':

Definitions include: probably.
Definitions include: acronym of "as far as I know."
Definitions include: for sure; certainly.
Definitions include: extremely accurate.
Definitions include: a person who reports the misdeeds of another; "snitch"; "tattle-tale".
Definitions include: a phrase indicating approval, excitement, or support; "right on".
Definitions include: of course; definitely.
Definitions include: very accurate.
Definitions include: replacement for the word "sure."
Definitions include: seriously.
Definitions include: accurate; "dead on".
Definitions include: to be arrested and put in a jail cell.

Other terms relating to 'alternative spellings or pronunciations (list of)':

Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: acronym for "laughing my rear off" or "laughing my rump off".
Definitions include: "favorite".
Definitions include: acronym for "better known as".
Definitions include: acronym for "no strings attached".
Definitions include: "what do you think".
Definitions include: misspelling of "crackin'".
Definitions include: acronym for "if I recall".
Definitions include: misspelling of nutso.
Definitions include: acronym for "group chat".
Definitions include: high, under the influence of marijuana.
Definitions include: computer speak for "elite."
Definitions include: contraction "trying to".
Definitions include: the suburbs.
Definitions include: "babe".

Other terms relating to 'good, okay, cool, awesome, fun':

Definitions include: very good, excellent, the best; "cool"; "awesome". Also bomb; bomby.
Definitions include: shit, usually in a good sense.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: really bad, disgusting.
Definitions include: very rad.
Definitions include: commotion.
Definitions include: something pleasing to listen to, especially music-related.
Definitions include: very; really; extremely.
Definitions include: "cool"; "awesome"; "neat".
Definitions include: to go somewhere to get something, esp. drugs; to go on a mission.
Definitions include: extremely cool; awesome to see; very enjoyable; "eye candy".
Definitions include: more fly.
Definitions include: extremely nice, of superior quality; "cool".
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".

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Other terms relating to 'definitely':

Definitions include: "definitely".
Definitions include: short for definitely obvious.
Definitions include: most definitely.
Definitions include: "most definitely."
Definitions include: "Secretary of Defense".

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