Definition of ’cept in US English:


preposition, conjunction, & verb

  • ‘everyone else had visitors—’cept for Captain’
    nonstandard contraction of except used in representing speech
    • ‘There is no one here 'cept us chickens.’
    • ‘I think the main Support/Guidance & Quick Help forum would have been the place for this rather than the vector forum...after all who comes in here 'cept us.’
    • ‘But there's still a war to fight, both literally and figuratively, and ain't no one else fightin' it 'cept us.’