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reet

adj.

"good, proper, excellent," 1934, jazz slang, from American English dialectal pronunciation of right (adj.).

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reet

adjective

(also reet and compleat) Good; proper; excellent; right: With her good looks, she was still ''reet'' with me/ looking extremely reet and compleat (1930s+ Jazz musicians)

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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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