American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A ribbed or corded fabric of various materials, such as cotton, wool, or silk.
- n. Informal A representative.
- n. A unit of absorbed radiation dose, equal to the amount of ionizing radiation that will transfer 93 ergs of energy to 1 gram of water or living tissue.
- n. Informal A repertory company.
- n. Informal A repertory theater.
- n. Informal Reputation: "Modern British royalty began with Queen Victoria, who still has a bad rep for being stodgy, straitlaced and—well, Victorian” ( Anthony Holden).
- n. Informal A repetition of a particular movement done as exercise, especially in weightlifting.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A corded fabric the cords of which run across the width of the stuff. Silk rep is used for women's dresses, ecclesiastical vestments, etc, and is narrow; woolen rep is used for upholstery and curtains, and is about a yard and a half wide. It is sometimes figured, but more often dyed in plain colors.
- n. An abbreviation of reputation, formerly much used (as slang), especially in the asseveration upon or 'pon rep.
- n. Same as repet.
- n. A man or woman of loose character; a rip.
- n. An inferior or worthless article.
- n. In English school slang, an abbreviation of repetition.
- n. An abbreviation of report
- n. [capitalized] of Representative
- n. of representing
- n. of republic
- n. [capitalized] of Republican.
- n. uncountable Short form of reputation.
- n. weightlifting, countable : Short form of repetition.
- n. countable Short form of representative.
- n. Short form of repertory.
- n. knitting repeat
- v. To represent; to act as a representative for.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A fabric made of silk or wool, or of silk and wool, and having a transversely corded or ribbed surface.
- adj. Formed with a surface closely corded, or ribbed transversely; -- applied to textile fabrics of silk or wool.
- n. informal abbreviation of `representative'
- n. a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
- Abbreviations. (Wiktionary)
- Alteration of French reps, from English ribs, pl. of rib.r(oentgen) + e(quivalent) + p(hysical). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Say, an item in The Source magazine about how Blanco stomped his label rep and robbed the petty cash.”
“But her label rep is saying that that is not true.”
“In 1992 they signed to Warner Brother's Records ! when a label rep saw them almost burn down a venue using pyrotechnics.”
“In the end, though, Ramirez decides he can’t allow his staff to mug his label rep.”
“Certain IRS and other tax liens may remain and carry on the property - have your title rep check this.”
“He performed in local cafes and clubs and drew many admirers, and his dream finally came true after a label rep witnessed one of his performances.”
“Hotel and my label rep spray-painted my name all over the pavement in front of the hotel, she recalls.”
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“I have been told by my title rep here in CA that double closings without coming to the table with your own funds (which defeats the purpose in my opinion) is considered lender fraud and no title company will touch it.”
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