- an exclamation of impatience or derision.
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- an informal word for yes, often used to indicate derision or contempt
- an exclamation of derision or disgust
- British informal an affected upper-class person
Word Origin for Yah
C20: from yah, the spoken form of yes supposedly used by upper-class British people
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exclamation of defiance or dismissal, from 1812.
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