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1.
A term combining the best qualities of the terms "maybe" and "perhaps" into a single superior word.
Often used when planning something mischevious or pretending to be British.
"mayhaps I'll go get fucked up instead of writing this paper"

"care for a spot of tea?"
"mayhaps a bit later"
TheSanityAssassin가 작성 2004년 11월 03일 (수)
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2.
Archaic word used in place of perhaps and maybe, it is the incorrect use of the real word "mayhap". Mayhap originated from the old use of the term "it may hap", hap being old happen in old English.
"Do you want to go with me?"

"Mayhaps, I haven't decided."
Jase Powell가 작성 2007년 06월 24일 (일)
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3.
When no is too strong and maybe or perhaps is too weak, try on this noncommittal word on for size.
"Dad, can I get a new labtop?"

"In 23.2 years mayhaps."
Nouri가 작성 2005년 09월 18일 (일)
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4.
Although recent etymology has added "-s" to this word, Mayhap is actually a 16th century term meaning perhaps or perchance. It is actually a derivative of the phrase "may happen" and not a portmanteau of "maybe" and "perhaps".
"I really enjoyed our date. Mayhap I will see you again?"

John has had a cold for nearly a week. Mayhap 'tis time to go to the doctor.
kimberly183가 작성 2012년 06월 04일 (월)
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5.
When you are sick of telling people maybe, and perhaps just doesnt cut it.
Kenneth, "Hey man are you gonna nightingale that beer or what?"

Wes, "Mayhaps"

pumba24-7가 작성 2009년 03월 23일 (월)
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6.
An eloquent hybrid of "maybe" and "perhaps". It rolls off the tongue much more beautifully than its predecessors. It can sometimes imply a stern or egotistical way of playing hard to get or snubbing someone. Further it adds mystery to a situation.
Eg.

Boy: "Shall I see you again?"
Girl: *smirks* "Mayhaps."
irritum가 작성 2012년 10월 23일 (화)
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7.
In Stephen King's epic, The Dark Tower Series, Mayhap is a word that means "perhaps"
Roland: Mayhap we can reach the Dark Tower before it falls.

Oy: ayhap!

Wayne Gall-ent 가 작성 2008년 07월 10일 (목)
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