Definition of capeesh in English:


Line breaks: ca|peesh
Pronunciation: /kəˈpiːʃ


informal , chiefly US
  • Do you understand?: Upstairs is off limits. Capeesh?
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    • 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'.

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