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Used by English teachers to say while one's idea is complete nonsense it must be considered as an example of literary criticism.
Student: "I think Hamlet was tripping on Acid".
English Teacher: "Possibly"
by NagarPhunga January 10, 2017
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Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
cooking with fire is lindy
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also, argualbly, maybe, perhaps etc.

Means yes (but I don't want to admit it).
Did you sleep with that minger last night?
Possibly.

I might, possibly, have been massively wasted last night.

You wanna come smoke some tree?
Possibly.
by denzille May 14, 2005
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The most fucking complicated word ever. No one fully knows what it means. Someone once said to me ‘we could possibly go out’ the suspense killed me I felt like I was suffocating. In the end I was a no and because of the suspension I definitely handled it worse. Don’t keep people waiting it actually just enhances how shitty the result will be if it’s negative
Person1: “your favourite colour is green right?”

Person2:” possibly”
(Suspense)

Person0987: “are you feeling better?”

Person13455:”possibly”
(Most probably a yes)

ECT.
by A person that is living May 17, 2020
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