Definition of capeesh in English:


Line breaks: ca|peesh
Pronunciation: /kəˈpiːʃ


informal , chiefly US
Do you understand? Upstairs is off limits. Capeesh?
More example sentences
  • The New York Post's Andy Bruckman has an interesting theory about the last episode of The Sopranos, one that involves our favorite Associate-wannabe-screenwriter, and some concrete footwear, capeesh?
  • So, you're my replacement and you get my code number, capeesh?
  • You will get together with us all at our usual place, seven-thirty on the nineteenth, capeesh?


1940s: from Italian capisce third person singular present tense of capire 'understand'.

Definition of capeesh in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...