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betcha

Syllabification: bet·cha
Pronunciation: /ˈbeCHə
 
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informal

Definition of betcha in English:

contraction

Bet you (used to express confidence or certainty that something is the case or will happen): betcha can’t find a better apartment I betcha 98% of Americans wouldn’t know who he is
More example sentences
  • But when I get asked about local artists of the 60s, or how to apply for film grants, or Roman archaeological finds in Great Britain: You betcha!
  • In other sports news (and betcha didn't know neo-cons did sports commentary, eh?)
  • When the results came out, every pregnant mouse that had ever consumed the equivalent of 266,000 times as many apples as the average pre-schooler was thinking twice about it, you betcha.

Phrases

you betcha

1
Used to express certainty or as a strongly positive response: Had she pictured herself in a Broadway role? You betcha ‘You have everything under control?’ ‘You betcha!’

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