hep

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See also: hẹp and нер

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation [please replace this header][edit]

hep

  1. (informal) Short form of hepatitis.
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Initialism [please replace this header][edit]

hep

  1. high-energy physics

Etymology 2[edit]

Alteration of hip

Noun[edit]

hep (plural heps)

  1. (obsolete) A hip of a rose; a rosehip.

Etymology 3[edit]

US underworld slang of Unknown origin, first recorded 1908.

Adjective[edit]

hep (comparative more hep, superlative most hep)

  1. (dated, US slang) aware, up-to-date
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter IX:
      I was pleased, as I put him hep on the Wilbert-Phyllis situation and revealed the part he was expected to play in it, to note that he showed no signs of being about to issue the presidential veto.
  2. (dated, US slang) cool, hip
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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *skapa, related to hap[1].

Noun[edit]

hep f (indefinite plural hepa, definite singular hepi, definite plural hepat)

  1. furrow, scratch

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill ,Leiden 2000
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Preposition[edit]

hep

  1. without