Definition of betcha in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbeCHə/


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
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  • 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.


you betcha

informal 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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  • I'm going to make a big ol' bowl of popcorn for that show, you betcha.
  • Will tonight's debate matter? You betcha.
  • Pet peeve of mine, you betcha!

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Syllabification: bet·cha

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