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you-uns

[ yuhnz, yoo-uhnz ]
/ yʌnz, ˈyu ənz /
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pronoun Nonstandard: Midland U.S.

you (used in direct address usually to two or more persons).

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Origin of you-uns

First recorded in 1805–10 in the spelling youns;you + -uns reduced form of ones

usage note for you-uns

See you.
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