yeah

[ yai ]
/ yɛə /

adverb Informal.


Nearby words

  1. ye'se,
  2. yea,
  3. yeadon,
  4. yeager,
  5. yeager, chuck,
  6. yealing,
  7. yean,
  8. yeanling,
  9. year,
  10. year in, year out

Origin of yeah

1900–05; variant of yea1 or yes

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British Dictionary definitions for yeah

yeah

/ (jɛə) /

sentence substitute

an informal word for yes
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Word Origin and History for yeah

yeah

American English, colloquial, by 1863, from drawling pronunciation of yes.

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