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What is the X in X-mas?

what the doctor ordered

Slang definitions & phrases for what the doctor ordered

what's with

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  1. What is the problem, difficulty, etc?: What's with this guy? All I did was say hello
  2. What is the explanation? why is this?: What's with the free food? Explain

[late 1930s+; fr Yiddish vos iz mit, ''what is with'']


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