capiche

capeesh

[kuh-peesh]
interjection Slang.
1.
Do you understand?
2.
I understand.
Also, capiche,, capisce.


Origin:
< Italian capisce, third person singular present tense of capire 'to understand'

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capiche
1940s slang, from It. capisci? "do you understand?" (also coppish, kabish, capeesh, etc.).

capeesh
variant spelling of capiche (q.v.).
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