Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Slang Excellent; first-rate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • abbr. deficit
  • abbr. definitely
  • abbr. definition
  • adj. very good (short for "definitive" or "definitely")

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See dif- and de-.
  • A simplified spelling of deaf.
  • An abbreviation of defendant;
  • of defined;
  • of definite;
  • of definition.

Etymologies

Short for definite.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • {dsPreGameAwayLeaders:: rebounds/@playerName}, {dsPreGameAwayLeaders:: rebounds/@def} def

    FOXSports.com News

  • {dsPreGameAwayLeaders:: rebounds / @playerName}, {dsPreGameAwayLeaders:: rebounds / @def} def

    FOXSports.com News

  • LIANE HANSEN, host: The word def, spelled D-E-F, has been a part of the hip-hop lexicon since the early 1980s.

    Sean Forbes Paves The Way For Deaf Musicians

  • SmugMug charges $150 yearly, but says their high def is bigger and better than the other guys and worth paying for.

    Posting high-definition videos online

  • Watching sports and being mindlessly entertained in hi-def is now trumpeted as an all-consuming lifestyle with no thought required: they supply the mythology, it's our job to consume it.

    In Their Words: Industry Experts on Why Hunting Is In Decline

  • Photodex’s programs also work with video clips, but it’s with photos where the high-def is more dramatic, says Schmidt.

    Photo slideshows go high-def

  • SchoolMember. __init__ (self, name, age) self. salary = salary print '(Initialized Teacher: % s)' % self. name def tell (self):

    A Byte of Python

  • SchoolMember. __init__ (self, name, age) self. marks = marks print '(Initialized Student: % s)' % self. name def tell (self):

    A Byte of Python

  • Video recording on the 7010 is disappointing-footage looks fine, for standard-def, that is.

    PCMag.com: New Product Reviews

  • Nuria Llagostera Vives/Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain def.

    USATODAY.com

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