yé-yé

[ ye-ye ]
/ ˈyɛˈyɛ /

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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