informal
: detailed information : details
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At first you seemed hesitant to spill deets on your personal life. What changed?TV Guide

Examples of deets in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The juicy deets: Four distinct scents, each of which is meant to capture the essence of a decade in Cher's life. Samantha Simon, Allure, 13 Feb. 2023 The star sat down with Women’s Health this winter to talk all things wellness recently and provided the deets on her daily routines. Jacqueline Tempera, Women's Health, 10 Feb. 2023 Keep an eye out for cute suits with underwire cups, adjustable straps, and other details that take swimsuit functionality to the next level — all while serving trendy deets like glitzy hardware, ruffle hems, and retro belted waists. Samantha Olson, Seventeen, 30 Jan. 2023 On November 30’s Tonight Show, Parton let some more deets drop about her new rock project. Vulture, 1 Dec. 2022 But some of the preferred patrons spilled the deets as to what their top-notch treatment looks like. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 15 Dec. 2022 Here are the deets: during this 12-day sale, all members of Sephora's Beauty Insider program can score 20 percent off nearly every best-selling, full-size (as in, one ounce or more) fragrance in their cart with the code FRAGRANCE20. Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 13 Dec. 2022 Don’t even know how to get my Tweeps all caught up on the latest deets. Daniel Foster, National Review, 1 Dec. 2022 Lucky for us, hair and makeup designer Tara McDonald has shared the deets on the exact beauty products Jenna wears in the show — including her lip color, face makeup, and eyeshadow. Abby Dupes, Seventeen, 30 Nov. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

plural of deet, shortening and respelling of detail entry 1

First Known Use

1986, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deets was in 1986

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Cite this Entry

“Deets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deets. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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