No Cap Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

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(Phrase) No Cap is used to emphasize that a person is telling the truth. The term no cap can be used in place of “no lie”, “for real”, or “no joke.”


No cap was first heard in the song “No Cap” by rappers Young Thug and Future. The song was released back in 2017, which skyrocketed the popularity of the slang.

Demographic (Who Uses This Word)

Gen Z people in the music industry and social media platforms often use “no cap” when telling the truth or emphasizing that they are telling the truth.

No Cap Used in a Sentence

  • Example 1: No cap, I had the flu so I couldn’t finish my project.
  • Example 2: I think I saw a ghost, man. No cap!


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