word up

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originated in United States, black English (i.e. African American Vernacular English) of the 1980s. (See Ebonics).

Interjection[edit]

word up

  1. (slang, US) I approve; I agree.
  2. Hello.
  3. "What's up?"; "what's happening?"; "what's the word?";
  4. "Listen up!"; "pay attention!".

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