What does Based mean?

A slang term that most often means commendable or excellent.


Other definitions of Based:

  • Praiseworthy behavior, especially if it goes against the grain.
  • A term that originally referred to cocaine addiction (free-basing), but has since been co-opted by rapper Lil B and the alt-right to mean worthy of praise.

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How to use the term

  • Thank you based god.

  • There's no way they're going to take that sitting down. They based.

Video related to Based


Lil B - Think Im BasedGod Music Video

  • A Song that mentions "Based."
  • American rapper Lil B uses the term "Based" to reflect on how genuine and unabashedly himself he is. This video originates the term being used positively.

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