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25.
Something I say way too much.
Did you, like, like that book? I, like, liked it because it was, like, a lot like my life. I'd, like, like to get a copy of it.
by EJL December 09, 2003
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1.
(Orig. to enjoy or a word to compare two things.)
1. A term used by many junior high and high school students for having a crush.
2.(v.) same as "said" or "spoke"
3.In some teenage girls, a word spoken in between each word in a sentence.
1.Hey Jane, I heard that John likes you. Yeah, he really wants you.
2.". . .and so Strongbad was like, 'And the dragon comes in the NIIIIIIIIIGGGGHHT!'"
3. "Yeah, like, i think, like, N Sync is, like, sooooooo, like, cool and, like, dreamy."-some girl
by Fatass February 25, 2003
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2.
A meaningless word used in teen-age American speech which may indicate, among other things a gap in thinking or brain functioning; a contemporary equivalent of "uh" or "um".
"He was like, about the same age as me, but like, I wasn't sure what he, like, wanted to do with me."
by Russ Wollman March 22, 2003
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3.
1a. Similar to.
1b. In the manner of.

2. Approximately.

3. Used with the verb "to be" in dialogue attribution (quotes).

4. Used to express:
(a) an unspoken thought or
(b) an emotional reaction, especially when
(c) exaggerating.

5. A filler word, interchangeable with "uh."
1a. My heart is like a singing bird.
1b. She sat like patience on a monument, / Smiling at grief.

2. There were, like, forty people in the theater.

3. He was, like, "Where are you going?"

4a. I was, like, What's wrong with you?
4b. I was, like, NO DAMMIT!!!
4c. I was, like, crying -- well, I mean, I wasn't crying, but I was so upset.

5. A covalent bond is, like, when the atoms share electrons, right?
by Journeyman Writer February 28, 2005
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4.
Every third word used in the LA and Orange County areas of Southern California.
Like what time is it? Like I have no clue.

Like then I was like this and then I was like that and then I was like why are you looking at me like that and then she was like...

Like, OMG what are you doing?

Like, wtf language is that that they speak. Like, can you like answer like that like question?
by s6 July 05, 2005
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5.
1. A word implying similarity between two things.

2. A level of romantic interest that is not as high as love, yet not exclusive to sex.

3. An idiot teenager conversation spacer that is virtually meaningless.
1. Apples are like bananas, in that they are both fruits.

2. John is in like with Dave, because they are both fruits.

3. "So, like, I was like, 'Why don't we like do something?' <insipid high pitched giggle>" - Teenaged Girl with IQ 75
by Al October 27, 2003
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6.
In the UK we call this a comma. Used mostly to introduce a qoute, it is also used randomly by irritating teenagers and people who dropped out of school or have never read a book above the literary standard of Guns 'n' Ammo. It can be exchanged with a number of other phrases, including I was all.
1. To introduce a quote: So I was like, "duuuude" and he was all "baaaabe".
2. Randomly: Like, oh my God, that is, like, so wrong.
by dan_iz_me July 19, 2004
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7.
A word used mostly by preps after every other word for no reason at all
Becky-" i like, think we should, like go to, like the mall because my dad is, like so rich!"
Tara-"Like, that sounds, like so totally, like awesome!" (flips hair)
by Aleu April 21, 2003
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