LL Cool J

straight up

adverbial phrase
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truly, honestly
Collocates hoe2, I'mma2, yo2, -ass, bark, bitch, booty, Cadillac, caked up, clown, diss, down with, drop-top, dunn, Eagle, 5-0, game, gat, ghetto, H-town, how we do, raza, mean-mug, mine, paper, parlay, peace out, peep, pimp, PJs, props, rack, real, real, simp, skanless, TEC-9, thugged-out, wack, White Owl, wild, diss
Derivatives straight up and down
Domains Everyday
Etymology pre hip-hop, from the 1960s
Synonyms for real, for sure, on the real, word is bond
Related words straight
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2 Live Crew

straight up

adjectival phrase
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true;
real;
unadulterated
Collocates G2, hip-hop2, -ass, angel dust, big-ballin, bitch, bumrush, dimepiece, game, gangsta, gators, glock, hustler, I'mma, ill, kick, loot, mack, mayne, Nolia, O.G., old school, project, projects, propers, rhyme, shook, soldier, weed
Domains Everyday
Etymology pre hip-hop, from the early 1900s
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