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Slang used in the Hispanic culture, possibly exclusive to Mexican, meaning to agree wholeheartedly or to express enthusiasm for an idea or object. Equivolent to "Right on" or "Cool".
Person 1: Let's get stoned.
Person 2: Odelay, homes.
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1. (noun) An abbreviation for stimulus check

2. (verb; stimmied) to get fucked by your government
Me and my homies are going to use our stimmys on guillotines and oreos. Too bad we can’t afford the milk
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While recording Beck's 1996 album of the same name, the then-unnamed track 'Lord Only Knows' was written down by the engineer as 'O-Del-Ay' based on his phoenetic understanding of the outro vocal. Beck is ACTUALLY singing "Γ“rale", which is a common Hispanic term meaning:

1. affirmation that something is impressive, exclamatory
2. an agreement with a statement (similar to 'word')
3. alarm, surprise or danger
4. a simple greeting
5. "hurry up"

Beck liked the misspelling, naming the album after it. As such, the word carries a similar exclamatory function to it's Spanish pronunciation.
"Odelay, Odelay! Just passing through."

- Hey/Hi/What's Up/Word, just passing through!"
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Spanish (mexican-american) slang for, "RIGHT ON!", or "Alright!".

The expression was coined first by CHICANOS (California-based Latinos) during the mid 20th century (around 60's)

It is NOT a word that is used by all Latinos. Homeboy's use the term a lot
Lil Joker: Hey, Esse-- lets go cruise the calle in el chingon lowrider.

Sad Boy: Odelay.
by TheBigBad GreyTiger January 16, 2009
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A tremendously talented shape-shifting album by Beck. Odelay also means... well, I can't tell you THAT.
Odelay, odelay, just passin' through...
by Stef January 07, 2004
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in latino-american culture, a slang term used as a greeting.
"odelay, new york city! odelay HBO ! odelay latinos !"
"odelay, chica. what are you doing tonight?"
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typically used by Hispanic Americans (quite possibly strictly Mexican Americans)

meaning "FASHO"
(guy singing along to electric radio smoking a joint in his car)

(Mexican man pulls up next to him in his car)
M: Odelay, take that shit to the next level
G: Oh..Odelay
M: Odelay...Pinche fresca!
by miggitymac April 03, 2009
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