Bet

Meaning

You bet

Bet is a shortened version of "you bet" or "bet on it," which is used to answer in the affirmative to a question or suggestion. It is often used by teenagers as a one-word response, like "yep," to sound really cool.

The term is a shortened version of "you can bet on it," which is a phrase used to communicate that something is a sure thing or a guarantee. It became popular in 2017 on social sites, such as Twitter and Facebook. Teens and young adults started using the term more often in texts and saying it out loud instead of terms like "fo sho" or "tru dat."

Example

"You going to the concert tonite?"
"Bet."

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Last Updated: April 2, 2019

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