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yah

[ yah, yai ]
/ yɑ, yɛə /
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interjection
an exclamation of impatience or derision.
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British Dictionary definitions for yah (1 of 2)

yah
/ (jɑː, jɛə) /

sentence substitute
an informal word for yes, often used to indicate derision or contempt
interjection
an exclamation of derision or disgust

British Dictionary definitions for yah (2 of 2)

Yah
/ (jɑː) /

noun
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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