hep

1 of 2

interjection

ˈhep How to pronounce hep (audio)
ˈhəp,
ˈhət
used to mark a marching cadence

hep

2 of 2

adjective

Examples of hep in a Sentence

Adjective hep devotees of jazz were willing to brave any venue to hear him play

Word History

Etymology

Interjection

origin unknown

Adjective

origin unknown

First Known Use

Interjection

1862, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hep was in 1862

Dictionary Entries Near hep

Cite this Entry

“Hep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hep. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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