hep hep  /ˈhɛp/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) informed about the latest trends

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The hand outside the curtain waved and pointed to her with an ironic, hep-cat flick of the wrist: Right on.
  2. It's a big ask, but the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace is trying to burnish Nixon's rep as one hep cat.
  3. But Lucky Strike's late George Washington Hill liked Fredda's hep style, and she got the contract.

News

  1. Idenix sees delay in human trials for hep C drug as FDA seeks more data

    (Reuters) - Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc said it expects a delay in human trials of one of its experimental hepatitis C drugs after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asked for additional safety data, sending its shares down 21 percent after the bell. Clinical trials of the drug, codenamed IDX20963, has been put on hold until it provides a satisfactory response to the FDA, Idenix said in a ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Health department issues Hep A warning from Fort Bragg café

    The Mendocino County Public Health Department is warning customers of A Frame Espresso at 1080 S. Main Street in Fort Bragg that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Mendocino Beacon

  3. North East Medical Services San Jose Clinic Launches Free Hep B Screenings

    On Friday, June 21st, North East Medical Services (NEMS) in conjunction with Hep B Free Santa Clara County, will host a community launch of free weekly hepatitis b screenings at the NEMS San Jose clinic. Community leaders and the public will be on hand to celebrate the...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: AsianWeek

Quotes

  1. "I wasn't looking for any sort of different image in a film. I only thought about an image change when Sanjay (Gadhvi) offered me Kidnap. He said, 'I want you to wear a bikini in the film; the character is very hep, very trendy and very Alicia...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Minissha Lamba Source: Sify

  2. "I want to blow the whistle on the fact that Hep C must be taken seriously as a public health challenge and must get the attention and resources that it needs," Dame Anita wrote on her blog. "Hepatitis C is an increasing problem for gay men....
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Anita Roddick Source: PinkNews.co.uk

  3. "He's had throat surgeries, a long bout with hep(atitis) C and two foot surgeries," one Tyler pal tells the newspaper. "He's been in a lot of pain. And she's a party girl. Not a good combination."
    on May 22, 2008 By: Steven Tyler Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

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