keep it real

Definition of keep it real

informal

  1. :  to talk and behave in an honest and serious way that shows who one really is He says he's just trying to keep it real.

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to retain in one's possession or power

    :  to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

    :  to have in control

  1. :  the means or provisions by which one is kept

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

    :  fortress, castle

realplay
  1. :  of or relating to fixed, permanent, or immovable things (such as lands or tenements)

    :  not artificial, fraudulent, or illusory :  genuine

    :  being precisely what the name implies

  1. :  a real thing

    :  a mathematically real quantity

  1. :  very, really

  1. :  a former monetary unit and coin of Spain and its possessions

  1. :  a former monetary unit and coin of Portugal


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