yup

[ yuhp ]
/ yʌp /
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adverb, noun Informal.

Also yep.

Origin of yup

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

an informal word for yes
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Word Origin and History for yup

yup


1906, variant of yes.

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