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(creative spelling) Why; for what reason =It is pronounced as the name of the alphabetic character. As it's homonymous with "why," it's only apparent when written. More…

y' all

A quick way to say “you all.” Can refer to either one person or a group of people. Y’all is commonly used in the Southern parts of the United States because many Southern accents lend More…

Y2K

The year 2000. The problem in which some computer hardware and software are unable to process dates after 31 December 1999. Etymology : Acronym from Y (year) + 2 + K (Gr. 'kilos' More…

Y2k

the year 2000 computer bug problem Shorter, easier reference to the problem. It is pronounced as shown. =Y2k isn't going to cause the average computer user too much difficulty, but More…

yabadoo

offensive term for a person of South Asian descent Presumably, this comes from some form of Fred Flintstone’s “yaba-daba-doo,” so I guess it is sound symbolism or More…

yac

(pronounced yack) yards after catch; the yards that a foot player runs after catching the ball =The word ‘yac’ is an acronym for the term ‘yards after catch’ used in the context of More…

Yada

phrase meaning et cetera, et cetera In the context of the Seinfeld show, the phrase “yada yada yada” was used as mindless words to link different thoughts together. However, in More…

Yada-yada

Expression for lengthy and/or unimportant information in a conversation. It appears to be a saying that is used as a sort of filler in discourse. The repetitions indicate the size of the More…

Yadidimean

One person’s request for confirmation from another that they are in agreement. This term is analogous to the phrase ‘Do you know what I mean?’ =This term was coined in the bay area to More…

Yak

(Onomatopoeia) To throw up =I first heard this word when I asked my roommate if there were any other words he knew that meant to throw up. He said that one time he and his friends used the More…

Yarn

To engage in informal conversation with a friend or close acquaintance. To talk, to have an informal and social conversation. 'Yarn' may have been used because women in knitting circles More…

Yas

(vowel change) An overwhelming expression of agreement or approval. =The coiner probably was seeking a term that was more expressive and affirmative version of "yes." Etymology More…

yas (1)

(creative respelling) to convey extreme excitement or strong approval =People use ‘yas’ when they try to show support for an idea or in response to something. Yas is widely used both in More…

Yas 5

(Exclamation) An emphatic and purposefully annoying way of exclaiming “yes!”. =This is almost an ironic way of showing approval of something, as if to annoy the person it is being said to. More…

Yase

Confirmation of a correct response =Used in the place of yes in situations where answer is very obvious, almost to the point of ridiculousness. Underlies sarcastic, almost demeaning More…

yass

(respelling) indication of agreement and/or excitement =A misspelling of “yes” to indicate the way it is pronounced, with a short “A” sound and with great enthusiasm, to indicate great More…

Yatted

(verb) Another way of saying "tatted" or getting tattooed ="Yatted" is a term used mostly in the south and is simply another way of saying "tatted" (referring More…

Yawk

(noun) A signature of ScHoolBoy Q. This is his imitation of the blast that a gunshot makes. It is used to describe the large amount of violence that is in his neighborhood. Other rappers More…

yay

(drug) 'Yay' is drug slang for cocaine and comes from the clipping of the word 'yayo,' a misspelling of the spanish term for the drug, 'llello.' ="Do you More…

Ydg

(idiom) A term pronounced “ya dig” which is supposed to ask if the person is in accord. =The term is a complicated mess of blending you and dig and clipping into an internet slang shortened More…


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