congrats

congrats 1884, colloquial shortening of CONGRATULATIONS (Cf. congratulations). Further colloquialized in British English to congratters (1906) and among online gamers to grats (by 2000).

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  • congrats — [kən grats′] pl.n. Slang congratulations …   English World dictionary

  • congrats — What Paul and Garret and everyone else at pseudodictionary.com should recieve for getting 10,000 fictitious words. Congrats to everybody at pseudodictionary.com on your accomplishment of 10,000 words …   Dictionary of american slang

  • congrats — /keuhn grats , keuhng /, n., interj. Informal. congratulations. [1880 85; by shortening] * * * …   Universalium

  • congrats — interjection A short form of congratulations …   Wiktionary

  • Congrats — (interjection) congratulatory remark …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • congrats — Australian Slang (interjection) congratulatory remark …   English dialects glossary

  • congrats — con|grats [kənˈgræts] n [plural] informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: congratulations] ↑congratulations …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • congrats — con|grats [ kən græts ] interjection INFORMAL CONGRATULATIONS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • congrats — interj. congratulations (Colloquial) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • congrats — congratulations …   Glossary of chat acronyms & text shorthand

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