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hey presto

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interjection \(ˈ)hā-ˈpres-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of hey presto

British

  1. :  suddenly as if by magic



Examples of hey presto in a sentence

  1. A wave of the hand and, hey presto, it's gone!



1731

First Known Use of hey presto

1731


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