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slang A walk-in center where medical professionals treat non-emergent injuries and illnesses. I don't know why my leg is hurting, but I'm going to go to the docs-in-a-box and get it x-rayed. After my daughter fell and cut herself, she got a few stitches at the doc-in-a-box

What's up, doc?

What's new? What's happening with you? Popularized by—and now almost solely associated with—the Looney Tunes character Bugs Bunny. A: "What's up, doc?" B: "I really wish you wouldn't say that every time we see each other, Dad. It's so dorky." Every time my little sister is eating a carrot, she turns to me and says, "Ehh, what's up, doc?"
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What's up, doc?

Cliché What's happening around here?; What are you doing? Your bike's spread out all over the garage. What's up, Doc?
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n. a walk-in emergency health care center, as found in shopping centers. (see also McDoctor(s).) I was cut and went immediately to the docs-in-a-box in the mall.



What’s up doc?

interrog. What is happening here? What’s up doc? How’re things going?
See also: up
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