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tec

[tek] /tɛk/
noun, Slang.
1.
Origin of tec
by aphesis and shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for tec

tec

/tɛk/
noun
1.
(informal) short for detective

TEC

/tɛk/
noun acronym (in Britain)
1.
Training and Enterprise Council See Training Agency
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Word Origin and History for tec
n.

1879 as short for detective; 1934 as short for detective story.

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Slang definitions & phrases for tec

tea-stick

noun

A marijuana cigarette: There isn't much record that he went for tea-sticks himself (1950s+ Narcotics)

tea trade

noun phrase

  1. Male homosexuals who seek encounters in public toilets
  2. Sexual encounters in public toilets (1970s+ Homosexuals)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Related Abbreviations for tec

tec

detective
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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