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betcha

interjection

bet you; I will bet you

Usage Note

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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 ain't seen nothing yet

sentence

What follows is much better than what you have had before: put her mouth lightly against mine and said ''You ain't seen nothing yet''

[1920s+; this was a catch-line of the singer and comedian Al Jolson, and the first words in his 1927 movie The Jazz Singer]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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