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congrats

[kuh n-grats, kuh ng-] /kənˈgræts, kəŋ-/
noun, interjection, Informal.
Origin of congrats
1880-1885
1880-85; by shortening
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  • We might give her something more substantial than congrats and blessings!

    A Popular Schoolgirl Angela Brazil
British Dictionary definitions for congrats

congrats

/kənˈɡræts/
plural noun, sentence substitute
1.
informal shortened forms of congratulations
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Word Origin and History for congrats
n.

1884, colloquial shortening of congratulations. Further colloquialized in British English to congratters (1906) and among online gamers to grats (by 2000).

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Slang definitions & phrases for congrats

congrats

interjection

Congratulations: You're in? Congrats (1884+)

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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