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betcha

interjection

bet you; I will bet you

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Word Origin and History for betcha

representing casual pronunciation of bet you, attested by 1904.

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Slang definitions & phrases for betcha

betcha

verb phrase

Bet you: I'll betcha I can jump higher (1922+)


you bet

affirmation

Yes; certainly; surely; bet your boots

[1857+; betcha form fr you bet you or you bet your life]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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