you know what I mean

Definition of you know what I mean


  1. —used to suggest that the hearer agrees with and understands what has been said or to ask whether he or she does I grew up there, you know what I mean, so I know what it's like. He's kind of strange. Do you know what I mean? He's kind of strange, if you know what I mean. ; sometimes used in the shortened form know what I mean He's kind of strange—know what I mean?

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

    :  one

  1. :  to perceive directly :  have direct cognition of

    :  to have understanding of

    :  to recognize the nature of :  discern

  1. :  knowledge

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

  1. :  the 9th letter of the English alphabet

    :  a graphic representation of this letter

    :  a speech counterpart of orthographic i

  1. : industrial

    : initial

    : intelligence

  1. : imaginary unit

  1. :  to have in the mind as a purpose :  intend

    :  to design for or destine to a specified purpose or future

    :  to serve or intend to convey, show, or indicate :  signify

  1. :  lacking distinction or eminence :  humble

    :  lacking in mental discrimination :  dull

    :  of poor, shabby, or inferior quality or status

  1. :  occupying a middle position :  intermediate in space, order, time, kind, or degree

    :  occupying a position about midway between extremes

    :  being the mean of a set of values :  average

  1. :  something intervening or intermediate

    :  a middle point between extremes

    :  a value that lies within a range of values and is computed according to a prescribed law: such as

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