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Traditional male Jamaican salutory greeting accompanied by closed fists bumped one atop the other and then reversed expressing well wishes, friendship and respect
Everybody wid sense big up (yourself)*

*understood
by thinly_veiled October 19, 2003
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praise yourself
big up yerself rude bwoi
by evilryu October 19, 2003
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Enjoy your status, you've earned it.

Originally a Jamaican expression which has spread to wider audiences through the Ali G Show and US urban radio.
That was a wicked combination tune you did with Beres Hammond. Big Up Yourself, star!
by Redlocks June 12, 2011
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Man, you just got good paying job and a honey....shoot big up yourself SON
by MSd October 17, 2003
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1. To give oneself "props", or in standard vernacular can be indirectly translated as "Well, good for you!"
2. Big yourself up.
by Anonymous October 20, 2003
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to give yourself praise, to make some noise for yourself, give yourself a congratulatory handshake or a pat on the back or whatever. hooray for you. origin:british popularized by ali g
uk jungle thug: bo! check dis, i is got a brand new stero system.
uk garride punk: big up yourself, aiiii.
by mike October 18, 2003
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To show "props" or respect to ones self for a superior achievement.
by LORD GRIM The SINISTER October 16, 2003
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