yup

[ yuhp ]

adverb, nounInformal.
  1. yes.

Origin of yup

1
Form of yeah as an isolated or emphatic utterance, with p representing closing of the lips, creating, in effect, an unreleased labial stop (and perhaps also lowering the vowel); compare the parallel use of p in nope

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British Dictionary definitions for yup

yup

/ (jʌp) /


sentence substitute
  1. an informal word for yes

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