Def meaning

dĕf
Frequency:
Excellent; first-rate.
adjective
13
4
abbreviation
11
3
(slang) Excellent; first-rate.
adjective
7
2
Definition.
abbreviation
4
0
Defendant.
abbreviation
4
3
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Defendant.
abbreviation
3
2
Defense.
abbreviation
3
3
Deferred.
abbreviation
3
4
Definite.
abbreviation
3
4
Defense.
abbreviation
2
0
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(US, slang) Very good (short for "definitive" or "definitely")
adjective
2
0
(law) Abbreviation of defense.
noun
2
1
The definition of def is a slang term that is excellent or first-rate.

An example of def used as an adjective is in the phrase "that music is def," which means the music is excellent.

adjective
1
2
Defensive.
abbreviation
0
1
Deferred.
abbreviation
0
1
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Defined.
abbreviation
0
1
Definition.
abbreviation
0
1
abbreviation
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2
abbreviation
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2

Origin of def

  • Short for definite

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition