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[yooz; unstressed yuh z, yiz] /yuz; unstressed yəz, yɪz/
pronoun, Nonstandard.
you (usually used in addressing two or more people).
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Theys got one, but youse dont want to leave me here alone with that crazy woman.

    An Oregon Girl Alfred Ernest Rice
  • Father says he has a barrel of flour in t' cellar you can have and pay for it when youse can.

    Labrador Days Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • "I take back wot I said about youse bein' a slick crook," she announced coolly.

    The White Moll Frank L. Packard
  • Yes; but what business is it o' a decent-looking cove like youse, I'd like to know.

    Flamsted quarries Mary E. Waller
  • "An' youse better take up dem traps," he added significantly.

  • I like the looks of youse and I'll let youse in for a dollar.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But youse had better get out of here before youse gets run over!

    The White Moll Frank L. Packard
  • youse might as well call me Greasy,” said the new employee.

  • I am told that it is not good to study hard after the measles—hope you will youse Prudance in that afare.

    Nathan Hale Jean Christie Root
Word Origin and History for youse

dialectal inflection of you, 1893, not always used in plural senses.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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