Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 4 weeks ago

Is the use of the word "capeesh" considered rude?

9 Answers

  • Boy
    Lv 4
    3 weeks ago

    no it is usually used over here as a joke......

  • 4 weeks ago

    No - it's just the Italian word for "understand".

  • 4 weeks ago

    That's a slang word coming from the Italian word "capisci" = do you understand?  Southern Italians have the tendency to cut off the last syllable.

    It's okay to use it informally.

  • M.
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    tu capisci? 

    Better be careful with this tense.

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  • Mike
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    It depends of whom you are asking it. I wouldn't ask a judge that, but I'd ask my buddy.

  • 4 weeks ago

    it can. it is basically asking you if you understand, do you get it?  And that can be rude when the thing to understand is pretty freaking simple, so asking you if you get it is the same as asking if you are stupid or not.  Asking someone if they are stupid is generally considered rude.

  • Guber
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago

    What do you mean?

  • 4 weeks ago


    It can come over as too casual, therefore rude.

    As with ANYTHING we say, it depends on HOW you say it and who you say it to and why.

  • RP
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    If you mean the Italian word for understand, or "get it," no.

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