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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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 2, 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 26, 2008
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amazing word that can fit into any situation, most effectively used more than once
by jmaddd June 9, 2008
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Basically, this word is a responce to anything, and can be a replacement for a variety of words and expressions. SUCH AS: "yes" "amen!" "that's right son!!" "hello"(usually an IM greeting)
"peace out cuh" This was coind by an extremely sexy and witty Black kid named "AARONCUHXXX"
Cuh(individual) a- "yo cuh you pick up them twizzlers?"
CUH b- "basically!!"
Cuh a-(*who just found a buck on the floor, or aced a test*)-"oh shit, an A!! BASICALLY!!!
by XAARONX January 5, 2005
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an expression used to express joy or glee when you've just realized something to your benefit or advantage.
Example #1
Person A: hey man, look at those 2 drunk ho's on melrose. we should pick 'em up.
Person B: basically!

Example #2
Person A: hell yea, i just won the lottery!
Person B: basically!! sheeit.
by hai2uci September 18, 2004
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