Definition of represent
From inner-city urban Black culture. "You betta
represent." or "You gotta represent" means that one should be publicly candid about one's social stratum or geographical milieu of origin, however humble. It means one should acknowledge, and be an exemplar of, one's roots, not guilefully trying to dissemble this (even though one's personal fortunes have since improved). You from the Oaktown hood? You betta
Last edited on Jun 11 2002. Submitted by
david l. from Boerne, TX, USA
on Jun 11 2002.
A cheer of encouragement.
Last edited on Feb 07 2003. Submitted by
Mark from Denver, CO, USA
on Feb 07 2003.
To take pride in one's group or neighborhood without shame. Used by Lil Jon and the Eastside Boyz in "Throw It Up."
Represent your cliche!
Last edited on Dec 29 2003. Submitted by
on Dec 29 2003.
An exclamation to acknowledge that one has well-represented something for which he stands.
From one Ohio State fan to another who is wearing a nice Buckeyes sweatshirt and has his arm around a cute blonde, "Go Bucks.
Last edited on May 19 2004. Submitted by
on May 19 2004.
Slang terms with the same meaning
Slang terms with the same root words
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Definitions include: extremely strange; "weird".
Definitions include: inquiry into one's current well-being.
Definitions include: a person who is so like everyone around him or her that they seem like a simulation or made of plastic.
Definitions include: a session of masturbation.
Definitions include: success.
Definitions include: gold fronts or gold teeth.
Definitions include: "what".
Definitions include: cigarette.
Definitions include: " ta-ta for now", i.e. "goodbye for now." Definitions include: sex or sexual play.
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