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This is the word you use when you want to explain something but don't actually have any depth of knowledge. Just say 'basically' a whole bunch and everyone will still think you're super smart and thank you for shielding them from potentially complex concepts.
You: Sure I can explain nuclear fission. You basically have like neutrons and electrons and whatever and they basically go buckwild on each other and that make heat

Your idiot friends: you are a gentleman and a scholar
by cuddlebottoms March 31, 2011
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Referring to women who are sexually or romantically attracted to other women. Applies to both lesbians and bisexual women, as it is only the same-sex attraction that matters, not any other attractions the women may have.

Originates from the Greek poet Sappho, a bisexual woman from the Isle of Lesbos, from which we get the term lesbian.
The sapphic women greatly enjoyed each others company.
by whatisdead June 25, 2015
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When you suspect someone of being an idiot, count how many times they say 'basically' when talking.
So, basically, at the end of the day, when all's said and done, basically, my vocabluary is really really basic.
by Blitz-Matt February 02, 2004
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Vastly overused word.

Word used when you don't want to explain all the things someone said wrongly in excruciating detail and since you don't care you just say basically.
So, basically, you just go inside and basically just ask for the sale and that's basically it.

Person 1: How do I fill out this form? Just put my name on it and the hours worked?

Person 2: Basically.
by qwerty1 September 25, 2008
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A word used within the context of something or some action that is obvious to all parties within the hearing zone. To clarify, the word should be announced with a douche undertone with the first syllable held out longer than the rest.
Guy 1: Dude, I didn't realize my girlfriend was a masculasian

Guy 2: Basically
by 1501 CD October 07, 2009
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A filler word used repeatedly by individuals, like the words 'like' and 'stuff' or various curse words. Often times the speaker has no idea they are saying it until you bring it up. It is also a sign that the speaker isn't actively speaking and probably talking from the top of their head. This often makes them seem 'awkward' or 'unintelligent'. Ironically, often times these individuals are the smartest people we know...
Jacob: Basically, I grew up in California, and basically liked to eat Mexican food. Which basically tasted good; if you like that stuff, basically."

Jason: You know you use the word 'basically' a lot right?

Jacob: Do I sorry...
by Muttemor September 28, 2014
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