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yé-yé

[ ye-ye ]
/ ˈyɛˈyɛ /
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adjective Informal.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the rock-'n'-roll music, fashions, entertainment, etc., of the 1960s, especially in France.
of or relating to the people associated with these trends.
having exuberance, optimism, and enthusiasm for current fads, as a teenager or young adult.
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Origin of yé-yé

1960–65; <French <English yeah-yeah

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