[ yah-duh-yah-duh-yah-duh ]
/ ˈyɑ dəˌyɑ dəˈyɑ də /
adverb, noun Slang.
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Also ya·da-ya·da, yad·da-yad·da.
Origin of yada-yada-yada
First recorded in 1990–95
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