[ yeet ]
/ yit /
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(an exclamation of enthusiasm, approval, triumph, pleasure, joy, etc.): If we're lucky, all of Wisconsin will be yelling “Yeet!” when the Packers make a second trip to Tampa this year.
verb (used with object)
to hurl or move forcefully: Somebody just yeeted a water bottle into the crowd.He's an early riser, so his mom never had to yeet him out of bed!
verb (used without object)
to move forcefully or quickly: My cat yeeted out of there in a big hurry.
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
Origin of yeet
First recorded in 2005–10; exclamation of excitement that spread as the name of a dance in Black social media culture
Words nearby yeet
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How to use yeet in a sentence
And ic nelle ge wolian, yeet aenig man eoy aenis wrang beode.
And ic will yeet aelc child by his fader yrfnume, aefter his faders daege.