THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
Browse Alphabetically: YI
Yi (interjection) : 1.An emphatic and often assertive reply expressing concurrence.
"Would you like you to accompany me to the cinema this evening?" "Yi, I would greatly enjoy accompanying you to the cinema tonight.
Submitted by: A. Miller from Missouri on Oct. 15, 2005 01:08
yimmer-yammer (verb) : to talk or chatter incessantly and idly in an annoying manner
When Kelly and Lucie loudly started to yimmer-yammer about boys during math class, Mrs. Hobbes gave them a harsh warning.
Submitted by: Karl&Sharon from New York on Jan. 25, 2007 10:44
YINK (noun) : One strand of hair that covers bald spot.
It makes me laugh seeing someone having a yink.
Submitted by: Valkenburgh from Philippines on Aug. 18, 2006 02:23
yins (noun) : Pittsburghese for the plural form of you.
Did yins eat yet?
Submitted by: Jessica Ronczka from Pennsylvania on Jan. 20, 2006 14:34
(noun) : [Pittsburgh slang] plural form of the word "you"
What would yinz like to eat today?
Submitted by: Josh from Pennsylvania on Apr. 06, 2008 22:57
(other) : From the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, meaning more than one person.
Bob asked Susan, "Where are yinz going tonight?" —David Murawski, Pittsburghese
Submitted by: bunnygod from Pennsylvania on Aug. 07, 2006 14:32
Yinzer (noun) : a long-time resident of the city of Pittsburgh,PA.
If you love the Steelers, know what a pierogi is, and the the only beverage worth drinking is IC, you are probably a Yinzer.
Submitted by: Pat O'hern from Pennsylvania on Jan. 30, 2007 11:36
yipes (interjection) : variant of "yikes"
Yipes! I completely forgot about my deadline! —anonymous, unknown
Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 09, 2005 21:33
yippety (adjective) : akward, cheerful, and hyperactive
I feel yippety today because I didn't eat enough and now I'm not all sleepy. —Stephen Wenner, mouth, 3/07/08
Submitted by: Stephen Wenner from Missouri on Mar. 07, 2008 14:50
(noun) : A person who followed the 'geurilla theatre' and 'everything free' movement of activist Abbie Hoffman and his Yippie (Youth International Party) members.
The police were ordered to shoot all the hippies, yippies and flippies who protested against Lyndon B. Johnson.
Submitted by: Vanessa Sanders from Georgia Us on Jan. 27, 2007 17:02
(noun) : An urban professional hippie.
That guy is driving a Beamer with a Grateful Dead sticker... what a yippie!
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 21, 2006 10:48
yippie-ki-yay (interjection) : —used to express happiness or excitement
Submitted by: Adam Ribeiro from Georgia Us on Oct. 21, 2008 10:54
SUBMIT YOUR OWN ENTRY
Have a word that belongs here? Please submit it.