slang An informal way of saying "yes" or "affirmative." Modeled on (and the positive equivalent of) the more common "negatory," meaning "no." Both terms mimic formal, military-style communication. A: "Will I get you a coffee while I'm there?" B: "Pository, that'd be lovely!" A: "Should we lock these up before you leave?" B: "Pository."
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mod. yes; positive. Q: Is this the right one? A: Pository.
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