What does Cap mean?

A slang term for lie. Popularized in the 2010s on Twitter and the Hip-hop community.

Cap

Other definitions of Cap:

  • A lie or non-truth. Supposedly originated from the 1940s slang for "top or max" or to surpass and slowly transformed into exaggerating.
  • Upper limit, like in salary cap.
  • A fib or lie.

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How to use the term
Cap:

  • No cap! I got a hole in one.

  • Now I now you're capping. You always exaggerate.

  • You cap like that again, and I'm going to walk out.

  • We earning money, no cap.


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