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I'm a terp because I can translate ASL.
by Anna McGavin June 13, 2006
Top Definition
abreviation of the university of maryland college park mascot. (terrapin).

Lets go TERPS, kick duke's ass!
by fear the goddamn turtle November 06, 2004
1. Short for terrapin -- the species of the University of Maryland in College Park's mascot: Testudo

2. An athlete who is a member of one of the Univeristy of Maryland in College Park's 27 division I sports teams. The terps have won national championships in several sports including football, men's basketball, women's basketball, women's lacrosse, men's lacrosse, field hockey, men's soccer, and competitive cheerleading.

3.A fan of University of Maryland sports. Ranked #1 college sports fans in the country in 2005 by Princeton Review. Notorious for wearing red, being loud, rubbing Testudo's nose, starting riots, and chanting "F-ck You JJ" during basketball games, which brought them national attention in 2004.
Those terps sure are looking good this year.

Those terps fans sure are brutal
by Josh Copeland April 27, 2006
A turtle who is a pimp.
Man look at the bling on that turtle, he is a t-e-r-p.
by Maximus February 08, 2004
Can be substituted for any action or adjective, especially dirty ones.
"That Girl is terping hot!"
"Ya, I'd terp it from behind."
by MerryVillain November 19, 2008
Way of insulting someone's intelligence, like "dur."
"Oh man, I forgot to turn off my toaster, and my house burned down!"

by Zach March 01, 2005
v. 1) to complain about the officiating of a sporting event so as to explain away the loss of one's favorite team 2) to lay blame elsewhere for one's own misfortunes or shortcomings
In the post-game press conference, Gary terped the whole time, expressing his belief that everyone was against his team and wanted them to lose.
by Sarah January 27, 2005
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