as in = "in other words"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Feb 16 00:01:18 UTC 2006

This has become pretty common, but this example struck me as possibly pushing the envelope:

  2002 Lisa J. Green _African American English: An Introduction_ (Cambridge U. P.) 29 :  That's my money (as in That's my friend).

  The author is simply defining the word "money,"  as currently used in hip-hop slang.


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