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adj. Slang
Variant of hip2.
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adj, hepper or heppest
slang an earlier word for hip4


(Pathology) short for hepatitis
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adj. Older Slang.
[1905–10, Amer.]


(hʌt, hʌp, hɛp)

one (used in counting cadence while marching).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hep - informed about the latest trends
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"
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References in classic literature ?
Her husband calls her 'Hep,' and she doesn't like it.
He's hep. He's beaten me to it an' blocked it with his shoulder a thousan' times.
I guess you're hep to what a few more years in the laundry'll do to you.
I want to highlight the importance of getting tested for hep C so that if you have a positive diagnosis, you can be treated and cured.
Mehlman joined HEP full-time in 2012 after interning at the firm for two years while attending Columbia Business School.
HEP has been developed after two decades of EEG's experience working with the hospitality industry internationally, helping them reduce their utility expenses and ecological footprint.
In her letter, she congratulates Boyle on the Trainspotting sequel but said: "As a representative of the only UK-wide charity for Hep C, it would be remiss of me not to ask you to contact your main characters and urge them to now be tested for Hep C."
In this study, the redox-responsive DDS was designed by incorporating redox-sensitive disulfide linkage between hydrophilic Hep and PAMAM dendrimers (P-SS-Hep).
Among the blood transmissible diseases, Hep B and Hep C (both caused by viruses of the family Hepadnaviridae), HIV, and syphilis (caused by Treponemapallidum subsp.
HEP conducted an open season for expansion capacity on the Nueva Era Pipeline that closed Sept.
15 hydroelectric power (HEP) projects with a total capacity of 288 megawatts.