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Syllabification: obvs
Pronunciation: /ävz
(also obv)

Definition of obvs in English:


Obviously: ‘Léon’ (obvs not his real name) was credited with the brand’s resurrection I’m not unbiased, obv
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  • Caffeine is obvs the number one sustenance of sleep-deprived college students everywhere.
  • I thought I had a decent camera but obvs not.
  • Not a reason for you to like it, obv, but just worth saying if we're making the comparison.


1980s: shortening of obviously.

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