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(noun) origin - jamaican 1980s. singular and plural.
1. An expression of support or encouragement.
2. An expression of remembrance.

origin - "Up" is an english term used to mean elevation. Therefore the term "big up" literally means to elevate highly or to a superlative degree.
"I want to big up everyone who has shown me support over the years."
"Big up on that excellent performance"
por neochin 17 de Junho de 2004

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lots of props. sent through a messenger, such as the radio or a friend
while I'm on the air, big ups to my hoes in long beach

big ups to mom!
por Anonymous 06 de Dezembro de 2001

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massive props to someone you respek.
Big Ups for hitting that ass man.
por Alex 27 de Fevereiro de 2005

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it means to give respect or to acknowledge someone
big up yourself 4 me main man....
por ChocolateMafiazX 08 de Janeiro de 2004

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a show of respect, also see props.
big up to Kobe on merkin that trick in court
por herbmanhustlin 19 de Março de 2005

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Word means to applause some one on a good doing, to congratulate them.
"bruv big up Jerome, his lyrics are phat innit!"

"big up to all these homies in da hood, dis party is heavy"
por MC Ricksta 18 de Fevereiro de 2005

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a word used to show respect for a person
"bigup mate"
"nice one, bigup"
por Lee Hirons 09 de Maio de 2005

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