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Generally used to mean 'Exactly' or 'I agree with what you say' or 'That's exactly what I suspected'. Can be used to express your agreement in an excited fashion.


Rajiv: Are you sure you will be able to complete this task in 2 days, as you agreed?
Vivek: May be in not in 2 days, but in 3 days.
Rajiv: That's What! You are not good at estimation.
Added 2011-10-17 by WonYendWonly

Definition 2 of 2


Used as an affirmation of a point made by a fellow interlocutor — a point of view that you have always supported and that the other person has just come to support. It is mostly used in a congratulatory, if slightly patronizing, manner.


Subu: Macha, I'm calling Airtel tomorrow and asking them to deactivate my 3G. I'm switching back to GPRS.

Pooty: But why? Isn't 3G fast! You can even stream Why this Kolaveri Di on your Android in BMTC bus stand while waiting for bus ... you are doing this because it's too expensive, no?

Subu: Yes, with that money I can go to bar every weekend.

Pooty: That's what ...

Added 2011-12-30 by Agni-V





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