\ ˈhep How to pronounce hep (audio) , ˈhəp, ˈhət \

Definition of hep

 (Entry 1 of 2)

used to mark a marching cadence

hep

adjective
\ ˈhep How to pronounce hep (audio) \

Definition of hep (Entry 2 of 2)

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Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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Examples of hep in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of hep

Interjection

1862, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hep

Interjection

origin unknown

Adjective

origin unknown

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“Hep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hep. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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hep

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of hep

US slang, old-fashioned : having or showing knowledge about the newest things in music, fashion, etc.

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