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y'all - Two or more persons. | You-all = you and others. Plural. Sometimes yall; never yawl, which is another word entirely."From the linked page at YourDictionary: "The single most famous feature of Southern United States dialects is the pronoun y'all, sometimes heard in its variant you-all. You-all functions with perfect grammatical regularity as a second person plural pronoun, taking its own possessive you-all's (or less frequently, your-all's, where both parts of the word are inflected for possession): You-all's voices sound alike. Southerners do not, as is sometimes believed, use you-all or y'all for both singular and plural you. A single person may only be addressed as you-all if the speaker implies in the reference other persons not present: Did you-all [you and others] have dinner yet? . . .    "[T]he distinction between singular and plural you is just as useful as that between other singular and plural pronoun forms, such as I and we. In addition to y'all, other forms for plural you include you-uns, youse, and you guys or youse guys. Youse is common in vernacular varieties in the Northeast, particularly in large cities such as New York and Boston, and is also common in Irish English. You-uns is found in western Pennsylvania and in the Appalachians and probably reflects the Scotch-Irish roots of many European settlers to these regions. You guys and youse guys appear to be newer innovations than the other dialectal forms of plural you. See Note at you-uns."    ". . . and so I told them, yall will just have to do it yallself."

e.g., How are y'all? | Would y'all like to stay for supper? There's plenty for everyone and we'd be mighty pleased to have your company for a mite longer. | "On an episode of Designing Women, the receptionist asked some classy women, 'Where y'all from?' A classy woman replied, 'Where we're from, we don't end a sentence with a preposition.' To which Charlene replied, 'Where y'all from, asshole?' I still laugh 20 years later!"

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y'allternative - Music known most commonly as "country rock," which is a hybrid of modern alternative rock and country music.

e.g., Have you heard the new Wilco CD? It's y'allternative.

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y'heard me - An expression used to reinforce one's point

e.g., That's a really nice pinata. Y'heard me.

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y'know - Questioning of one's understanding.

e.g., I bashed my toe and it really hurt, y'know what I mean?

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y'unt - Contraction of "Do you want" often followed by "to." Credit probably to Jeff Foxworthy, at least for the popularity of the word.

e.g., Bill: D'ya eat yet? Ted: Nah, d'you? Bill: Nah, y'unt to? Ted: Aight.

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y6u - You, as originated by a typeo -- "typeo" being a similar "typo" for "typo."

e.g., How are y6u doing today?

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ya boy - Term to describe someone you're tight with.

e.g., Rick, isn't that ya boy over there getting busted?

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ya hoo - A person who walks around who doesn't have a clue. Usually found mostly in the office environment.

e.g., Hey look at that ya hoo Walt, he's doing it again.

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ya sure, ya betcha - In North Dakota, people pronounce the letter "a" in a very round way, and this is a North Dakota Norwegian phrase meaning "yes." The "a" in the first "ya" is very round; the "a" in the second "ya" is not. (I have also heard the two parts separately.)

e.g., Do I have any salt? Ya sure, ya betcha.

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ya ya - "Ya ya" comes from the book The Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood, a group of female co-workers or friends who have become so enamorated of one another that they tend to shun everyone else around.

e.g., The other day the Ya Yas were sitting around whispering about a barbecue that none of us are invited to next Saturday. I think it's because we're ya yas.

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ya-huh - Yes, affirmative. I know exactly what I'm saying, so don't push me, Monkey Boy. Used to respond to the negative nuh-uh.

e.g., Art: Did you know the atomic weight of Osmium is 190.2? Bart: Nuh uh. Art: Ya-huh.

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ya-yahr - An abbreviated and obnoxious way to say "Yeah, you are." Most often used in an argument or if you're annoyed at the person you are speaking to.

e.g., Bill: "I'm not a geek, you know. I failed the geek check." Jim: "Ya-yahr."

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yabba - it means the same as yes, but COOLER! | [yab][ba] A collective noun for all online activity on social media platforms -- whether tweeting, posting on Facebook, diving in the stream of Google+, or creating connections on LinkedIn, its all about the yabba!

e.g., Are you going out tonight? "Yabba!" | What's the yabba on Mark Zuckerberg?

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yabba-dabba-doodle - To babble incessently about non-important things, from Fred Flintstone's "Yabba Dabba Doo!"

e.g., The meeting was so boring, I just yabba-dabba-doodled for an hour.

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yabbo - Male of any species being stupid

e.g., You let your yabbo dog pee on the floor!

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yabbut - Combination of the words "yeah" and "but." Generally used by itself in response to a request to perform an activity. Can also be referred to as an excuse. | This is the nay-sayers reflexive ejaculation to anything that could be possible but isn't part of the status quo.

e.g., "Yeah, I'm going to need you to pack up your desk and move down to the storage room." "Yabbut . . . that's the last straw." | You can do it, Bob. Yabbut, you don't know how hard it is for me.

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yabut - Yes, but.

e.g., B. There is no such word. A. Yabut I heard someone say it.

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yachtzi - Snobby rich boating types.

e.g., Look at those stupid yachtzis over there with their Nautica jackets and Ray Bans.

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yackwagon - Any disturbing ordeal, usually endured with others, looked back on with some sense of humor and sentimentality.

e.g., Paul: Do you remember that bus ride down to Cancun? Never shoulda drank the water. Greg: Yeah. What a friggin' yackwagon.

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yacky tory - A talktive British sympathizer during the Revolutionary War.

e.g., Sitting in a patriot's tavern, the yacky Tory, a rare visitor from Japan, lauded George III to the skies and was dragged out, tarred, and feathered for his foolishness.

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yadafier - One who uses "yada" to replace important words in a sentence.

e.g., When she was talking to me about her holiday, I learned that she was a yadafier. She kept saying yada yada yada instead of giving me actual details.

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yaddaism - When using the word "yadda" becomes a way of communication.

e.g., Paul has taken yaddaism to the next level.

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yag - Simply means, "yes." Use it to freak your friends out.

e.g., "Do you wanna go for dinner?" "Yag." "WHAT?!?" "Yag!" and so on and so forth.

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yaggie - An expression to denote extreme happiness.

e.g., No more math lessons. Yaggie!

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yah - Sure, sounds right, that's OK, tell me more, are you putting me on?Is what you have said really true?

e.g., Yah, yah, sounds good.

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yahoodle - To use Yahoo! (as opposed to Google) to search for something.

e.g., I tried yahoodling him, and I only got three hits. But when I googled him, there was a page and a half.

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yahooed - 1. Kind of like googled, but used for the Yahoo! search engine instead. 2. Assaulted by a white trash hick in the South.

e.g., 1. Q: Done with your project? A: Yep, I yahooed it. 2. When I lived in Florida, I got yahooed a lot by idiots.

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yahooted - When you suddenly and for no reason get booted from a Yahoo! chat and have to go through the process of logging in again.

e.g., I'm back now. I just got yahooted.

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yahootie - A clumsy not so bright person.

e.g., That yahootie spilled all the food on the floor.

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yahtzee - Expression of great happiness and achievement over small issues.

e.g., Jack finally found his car keys: "Yahtzee!"

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yak butter - Like peanut butter, only you grind up yaks instead.

e.g., Hun, this yak butter is great on the triscuits. Would you get some more at Wallyworld tomorrow?

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yakka - Work, manual labour (often). Usually used in combination with "hard" so it means hard work.

e.g., It was hard yakka.

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yako - The opposite of okay.

e.g., Could you borrow my car?? No way, that's yako.

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yaktorial - Of, or pertaining to, Ipswich.

e.g., He spoke utter bunkum, which suggested a Yaktorial upbringing.

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yam'cha - Low grade electronics from unknown origin and an unrecognizable brand.

e.g., "Hey, this DVD player is only $23.95." "Yeah, but have you ever heard of Yam'cha Clectronics?"

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yamahondatsubaruki - Generic Japoreanese automobile.

e.g., They all look alike to me. It must be a Yamahondatsubaruki.

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yames - Very low in quality or performance; sluggish, ineffectual, unworkable.

e.g., I would have e-mailed you this morning, but my computer had gone yames.

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yammit - Just like "dammit" except you're not really swearing. A great trick for kids.

e.g., Oh, yammit, I just spilled my juice.

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yamop - Means "I'm just kidding." The bigger the joke, the more exaggerated the pronunciation.

e.g., Chris, you're the best looking guy in the world. Yamop.

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yamyams - This is a term used to describe those from the Birmingham area of Britain, due to their extremely thick accent and reduction of "Yeah, I'm. . . ." to "Yam."

e.g., Red: "Where are you from?" Ned: "I'm from Wolverhampton." Red: "Oh, you're a yamyam then?" Ned: "Yam from Brum, aye."

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yankee - The recipient of a friendly tug.

e.g., Lance thought that Bruce was a deserving yankee.

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yankenvy - The thing that makes some English people think Americans are not as good as them

e.g., Did you see the entry for "Yankophile"? (see below) That guy has yankenvy.

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yanker - A large backside.

e.g., She's got quite a yanker.

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yankophile - Someone who likes Americans or American culture. Ant: yankophobe.

e.g., M. Hult was a big yankophile, with a complete tape collection of Bart Simpson episodes.

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yanno - Slurred version of "You know."

e.g., That's probably not the best way to fix your car, yanno.

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yanno - You know.

e.g., Hey, yanno I am good!

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yaohk - This word is one that can be used to give a positive response to another person's statement. Yah-OK.

e.g., "I got a brand new Macbook Pro yesterday," said Josh. "Yaohk," David responded.

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yapatchasoon - A word of farewell -- meaning "talk to you later." An Eskimo village brought it to Canada in the early 1800's and it is now often used throughout the great suburb of San Lorenzo, CA.

e.g., Closing of an e-mail to a close friend, "Gotta go. Yapatchasoon."

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yaplivious - Being oblivious while yapping on a cell phone, usually while driving.

e.g., That freakin' woman is so yaplivious she almost killed me.

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yaplow - Dried shampoo that's left in your ears after washing hair, often flaky and white.

e.g., My ears are full of yaplow after my shower.

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yaposchmuckon - Group of overly-talkative idiots or morons, both sexes. The talking they do.

e.g., There was some yaposchmuckon going on, and I couldn't stand the noise any longer. I had to get out.

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yapper - Telephone, usually in reference to a cellular phone.

e.g., Whose yapper's ringing?

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yappy-ho-yap-yap - When you are not interested in hearing what the other person you are engaged in conversation with is saying, interrupt her with this.

e.g., A. And then I went to th- B. Yappy-ho-yap-yap.

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yar - Yeah, right.

e.g., Ernie: I'm the boss. Bert: Yar.

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yar - Pirate for "Yes."

e.g., Britney Spears: "Dave, you're the coolest. Wanna go for lunch?" Me: "YAR!"

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yard - To remove or displace forcefully.

e.g., "Engine trouble?" asked the large mechanic. "Let's just yard that sucker right out of the car and have a looksee."

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yard apes - Rowdy, obnoxiuos neighborhood children who run around randomly, scream and shout, break things, and generally disturb the peace, without admonition from and with the apparent blessing of their parents.

e.g., The yard apes were in rare form yesterday; they urinated in the tulips, played soccer with the gazing ball, and set fire to the cat.

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yard fever - Obsession to make, or grow, a screen to hide ones sins, actions, or self from observation by others.

e.g., She had committed so many sins that she got yard fever and grew a screen that ended up offending most of her neighbors, thereby calling more attention to the very actions she wanted to hide.

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yard garbage - The tacky stuff that people use to "decorate" their yards: wooden sheep covered in wool, windmills made from soda bottles, plastic animals, cartoon of a woman bending over gardening.

e.g., Why do people insist on landscaping their lawns with yard garbage instead of flowers and shrubbery?

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yard sale - The after effects of a severe skiing crash. To be classified as a yard sale, the crash must result in loss of skis, poles, goggles, and --in severe cases--hat and gloves.

e.g., I know this Jay's first time skiing, but I've never seen anyone have a yard sale on the bunny slope.

submitted by Patrick Edwards

yardin - If you have a small garden in the front lawn, that's a yardin. Combined "yard" and "garden."

e.g., Be careful mowing the grass. Don't want you to cut anything in the yardin by mistake.

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yardormore - Some that is only attractive from a yard or more away.

e.g., I thought she was hot, but she was only a yardormore.

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yardrat - Prison inmate. The career choice most high school dropouts make, particularly in Florida. The yardrat is characterized by a crew cut, numerous tattoos, earrings, a positive THC drug test any day of the year, 3 dollars in his pocket, a least one DUI or future DUI, low self-esteem, and a trailer or apartment he shares with other yardrats.

e.g., Did you see that truckload of yardrats drive by?

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yardsale - Snow skiing term describing a wipeout.

e.g., To achieve yardsale status you must lose both poles, hat, goggles, both skis, and be in some sort of pain.

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yardstick bubblegum - A very dirty male or female.

e.g., Without those huge breasts, she'd definitely be recognized for the yardstick bubblegum she is.

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yarf - A yawn that suddenly turns into projectile vomiting. Yarfs are almost exclusively associated with infants. The element of suprise with a yarf is such that dumbfounded parents are likely to get splattered in the face and can even be completely splattered if they don't manage to get out of the way.

e.g., My son faked me out last night and yarfed into my shirt pocket.

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yargin - The sound made when one sits in a newly a\upholstered leather chair.

e.g., The chair in the showroom made a loud yargin when I sat in it.

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yariak - You're absolutely right; I agree completely. Use when the person you're discussing with is stuck on an answer and won't listen to anything you have to say. A dismissal of the discussion. Can also be used in situations of strong agreement.

e.g., Ed: I don't care what they say. No one has ever really landed on the moon. Ted: Yariak. | Art: I'm buying this round. Bart: Yariak.

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yark - To talk and talk and talk without end. to babble. | A word of exclamation and approval best used when you see your beautiful new girlfriend in a bikini for the first time. {ED. If your wife is around, it's probably best to keep your mouth shut.}

e.g., That woman over there is just yarking on and on about opera -- it is so annoying. | Yark! You've got what it takes to keep me lookin'.

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yarnhead - Derogatory slang for the now relatively common tendency for goths (mostly female goths, but sometimes effeminate male goths) to wear brightly colored "falls" (fake hair) that looks like massive bundles of yarn. Combined with the overdone makeup and striped leggings or socks, this makes many of them look like clowns.

e.g., That has to be the ugliest, fattest yarnhead I've ever seen. Do you think she makes balloon animals?

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yarooh - Yarooh is the opposite of hooray. It is meant for use in depressing or dissapointing situations.

e.g., "I've had a terrible day." "Yarooh, that is sad."

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yarrrrrr - You, as lifted from the legendary Weebl and Bob cartoons, uttered by Chris, The Ninja Pirate.

e.g., "Did you have a good night out?" "Yarrrrr."

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yaskme - If you ask me.

e.g., Yaskme, the cult of multiculturism stinks to high heaven. If immigrants don't learn English, how are they going to fully assimilate and become part of the Great American Melting Pot?

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yat - Yet Another Tome. What I say some of my e-mails become when I get longwinded -- which is often.

e.g., I made a stab at it, then moved on to this e-mail as the easier to reply to -- and it's becoming yet another tome (YAT).

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yatch - To screw over someone. Named after a former investment banking analyst at Lehman Brothers who would only receive work assignments after 6pm. As a noun, a person of a lower class.

e.g., I'm going to yatch my analyst before I leave the office. I got yatched last night by my boss and had to stay late. That guy is my yatch.

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yav - "Acronym for Yuppie Assault Vehcile. Used as a derrogatory reference to, or to show extreme dislike towards, an SUV. "

e.g., I can't see the traffic light because there's a huge YAV in my way!

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yawfi - Yet Another Word For Idiot.

e.g., Sammi was behaving like a right ... what? I need YAWFI to keep from being repetitious.

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yawn - Saying the word "yawn" in place of yawning. Used to signify your level of boredness with a situation.

e.g., 1: And now I'll show you my collection of woolen jumpers." 2: "Oh, c'mon! Yawn!"

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yawn of sleeplessness - The deep yawns which often come repeatedly when you're lying in bed and, your body is trying to go to sleep but your mind is having none of that. These ordinarily subside once you get back out of bed.

e.g., I just kept still and endured the yawns of sleeplessness for about an hour 'til my brain wound down and, finally, I drifted off.

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yawn-arrhea - The cascade effect caused by one person yawning in a crowd, thereby forcing everyone around to yawn in succession.

e.g., Although she knew she shouldn't have, Cheryl yawned during the board meeting, and within 10 minutes yawn-arrhea had set in and everyone had yawned at least once.

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yawnable - Not that exciting at all.

e.g., So Bill, . . . that story was rather yawnable, . . . how 'bout sparing me next time?

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yawndezvous - A tryst that does not meet expectations.

e.g., After the second yawndezvous with Joe, Nicole decided not to continue the relationship.

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yawnerific - Of something that makes you yawn. Yawnworthy, yawntastic

e.g., That long drive was so yawnerific. | Egwe had to stay up all night last night and now I'm feeling yawnerific.

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yawnorama - Filming process blamed for yielding an extremely boring motion picture.

e.g., Tonight's creature feature, Snails and Adventure was filmed in glorious Yawn-o-rama.

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yawnto - Used when suggesting that you should go and do something.

e.g., Yawnto go on down to the store and grab some grub?

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yawp - A battle cry. Used often by certain members of a boarding school in Australia. From Dead Poets Society.

e.g., Eddie: I challenge you to a match. Freddie: Yawp!

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yawtonic bomb - Yawn which wipes out anyone within hearing distance, has tendency to leave residual effects, such as prolonged yawning for those in hearing range, as well as secondary yawns by those not in hearing radius of original yawn.

e.g., The party was going great, but then Bill dropped a yawtonic bomb and everyone got tired and went home.

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yaya - Used while chatting online to mean yes.

e.g., I was chatting online last night and she asked me if I wanted to go to the movies tomorrow and I responded, "Yaya, I would love to."

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yayable - An adjective that is used for something that brings joy, happiness, etc.

e.g., When I showed the picture to Ellie and she liked it, I became yayable.

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yayment - Praising or rejoicing, usually, although not always, involving the word "yay."

e.g., Fred did very well in his exams. Much yayment ensued.

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yayth - A thing imbued with super-awesomeness can also be said to have been "taken to the yayth degree."

e.g., "Well, happy children, to what degree has this pseudodictionary entry taken us? Hm?" "Why, to the yayth degree, Uncle Sandy!"

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bercrombie - A brand of clothing worn by popular but incredibly stupid faeries. Can also be applied to equally stupid humans.

e.g., bercrombie makes lots of money.

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bersmth - Something very smooth in a German kinda way.

e.g., Your leiderhosen complement your bersmth Heineken.

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yduady - (ee-doo-WA-dee or eed-WA-dee, pejorative comb. of interjection and tag question.) 1. "Nobody's following me, huh?" "You don't get it, do you?" 2. "How can you be so stupid?!" 3. "Himalayan yak dung has a better grasp of this than you have." (Acronym of the phrase 'You Don't Understand Anything, Do You?')

e.g., "Now, what does it say at the top of the screen?" "It doesn't say anything, just 'file,' 'edit,' 'view,' 'hist--'" "No, above that." "There IS nothing above that, just a little logo and . . . oh, the file name. I guess I just didn't get what you meant by the 'top of the screen.'" "Yduady." "What?" "Nothing, glad I could help."

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ye gods - Used when you want to call upon multiple deities to express your shock and displeasure at someone's blatant stupidity. Is used regardless of one's personal religious beliefs.

e.g., Ye gods, what was she thinking?

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yea'no - short for "Yeah I Know"

e.g., Bob:Did you know that your computer is broken? Jack: Yea'no

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yeah, no - No. Useful for delivering unpleasant news.

e.g., "Have you finished that report?" "Yeah, no. I haven't."

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yeah-no - Used when you want to give someone a split second of hope then dash them upon the rocks. The yeah should be said quickly.

e.g., John: "Will you go to the dance with me, Sally"? Sally: "Yeah-no."

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yeahnah - Said when either "Yes" or "No" is the appropriate answer. It is up to the listener to determine the meaning from context.

e.g., "Gee, that's bad news." "Yeahnah, its not that bad." OR "Gee, that's bad news." "Yeahnah, it really freaks me out."

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yeahness - Anything you look at and say "yeah." Used dismissively, usually of people.

e.g., Then I was stuck on the train with this complete yeahness.

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yeahzactly - A combination of the words "yeah" and "exactly."

e.g., John: Wow? Why did she do that? That was so mean. Em: Yeahzactly, that's why I'm mad at her.

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yeak - Meaningless word used as an acknowledgement when you have nothing further to add, but you want the other person to know you received her message. Useful in e-mail.

e.g., Eddie. I don't feel good today. Teddy. Yeak.

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yealous - A higher form of jealousy

e.g., I was yealous that he had something that I didnt.

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year twelve - A person or action involving little or no morality or conscience. A generally scummy person.

e.g., Mugging an old lady for boiled sweets? Oh, that is so year twelve.

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yearog - The layer of yeast found at the bottom of a bottle of home-brewed beer. From the combination of yeast + grog.

e.g., Be careful how you pour that, or you'll get all that yearog in your beer.

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yeasterday - The day prior to the clearing up of a yeast infection.

e.g., Yeasterday I couldn't be intimate with John, but fortunately today I can.

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yeckh - Onomatopoeia. No, the "h" is not silent. Signifies a feeling of extreme pity toward another--another way of saying, "I'm glad that I'm not in your shoes (unless they're Pumas, freshest shoe ever)." For some reason it appeared out of context in a Batman episode.

e.g., "Yeckh," I said, to indicate my pity for the people who paid to see the movie _Pearl Harbor_. or "YECKH!" (Batman hits the Riddler)

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yeff or neff - Yes or no, what is your choice, do you want to or not, would you like some, etc.?

e.g., In the dialect used on the far side of the Moon we say yeff or neff, which means yes or no, of course. Yeff, some people like to live there, and neff, many people like to be able to see Earth in the dark sky.

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yeg'm - Or lleg'm. Used to express passive acceptance of imminent danger.

e.g., "Lleg'm," he said, seeing the speed bump that he was approaching, but not slowing down for.

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yeh - Pronounced how it looks. Means the same as "yeah," but is used when you're too lazy or too preoccupied to say the whole word.

e.g., Chris: You ready? Krista (writing): Yeh.

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yeller-belly - One from Lincolnshire, England.

e.g., Of course we talk funny; we're all Yeller-Bellies around 'ere.

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yellish - 1. Kind of like a yell only much softer. 2. Hellishly yellow (the most irritating color).

e.g., Don't know how those people can stand it, but I painted them walls yellish anyway.

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yello - Used ultimately when answering a phone, or when greeting somebody. First syllable is stressed.

e.g., When Joe and Drew passed each other in the hall they said, "Yello."

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yellochar - The unsightly yellowed stain often found on the fingers of smokers.

e.g., I fear that I'll have to shake his hand. He is riddled with yellochar.

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yellophone - Telephone.

e.g., I called Nooge on the "yellophone."

submitted by Joe Pizzo (Nooge)

yellow fat - Any class of yellow emulsion commonly spread on bread or toast.

e.g., Please pass the yellow fat, Mother.

submitted by Amara Valde

yellow sugar - In South Africa, this is what we call "light brown sugar."

e.g., Yellow sugar has a distinctive appearance and taste all its own, great in cooking and on cereal.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

yellow triangle - Yellow triangle icons can be clicked on some forums to call a post to the attention of a moderator.

e.g., Are you sure you dont want to yellow triangle this post to flag it for the moderators?

submitted by HD Fowler

yellow triangles - Happy little juxtaposed objects found in strange ways or places. Note: these must not be purchased.

e.g., I found this yellow triangle beneath a bench in front of the mall. Strange finding a cactus plant there.

submitted by Colleen Thompson

yellow-fever - A term used by Asian women for European or other Western men who exclusively pursue Asian women. Frequently used as a warning to other Asian women.

e.g., I don't think he cares about you personally at all; it's just a case of yellow-fever.

submitted by Stephen Mize

yellow-shafted flicker - A grave insult.

e.g., You did WHAT with my wife? Get out of my house, you yellow-shafted flicker.

submitted by Goldie

yelpful - The state in which an individual is insistently anxious to help with a task or project, but is so unskilled or inept that the doer is ready to scream and yell in frustration.

e.g., My handyman neighbor George has told me, in no uncertain terms, that intricate repairs, like replacing my wristwatch main spring and resetting the temperature calibration on my old freezer, absolutely do not allow for my yelpful assistance.

submitted by Charlie Lesko

yence - To screw something up really bad

e.g., I yenced the answer on the last essay question.

submitted by Gretchen

yengyo - (yeng-yo) Agreeable to all parties concerned, totally acceptable, thoroughly in accord -- everyone is happy with that which is said or decided or done or considered.

e.g., In spite of deep divisions in the trembling mass of jelly beings, the masters of Mars were entirely yengyo to include and inject into their society the better aspects of alien human consciousness.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

yentalator - Any method or device that mechanically assists or replaces spontaneous gossiping.

e.g., I hadn't been in the loop for so long that I would have died from a lack of juicy gossip -- had I not been hooked up to the yentalator

submitted by Mitchel Yerzy - (www)

yento - A busybody man who often tries to play matchmaker (usually found in Southern regions); a male yenta.

e.g., Just because I'm single, Jason tries to fix me up with every new employee. He's a yento.

submitted by c mccarthy

yep - A word that is said when nothing else can be said, during moments of extreme boredom. Can be used as an explanation, a statement, and an affirmative. Most often used by my friends to indicate just HOW bored they are. Also can be used in an extremely sarcastic tone to mock someone who thinks that a very abnormal activity is, in fact, quite normal.

e.g., 1. So I had no job. And I was just at home for 3 months, sitting at my computer and being like "Yep. Here I am." 2. "So Chuck and I finally got done arguing, and just decided to have a knife fight." "Umm. Yep!"

submitted by Dragonnas

yepindeedy - A variation on "yes" or "yep." Can be also said as "yepindeedy-do" if your mood is particulary perky.

e.g., Guy 1. Is that red shirt comfortable? Guy 2. Yepindeedy.

submitted by Katrina

yeppa - "Yep," in a non-English dialect -- due to foreign languages lacking the final stops in English.

e.g., "Yeppa, I don't like that word," Cletus said xenophobically.

submitted by thomas fontaine

yeppers - Yes.

e.g., Yeppers, that's right.

submitted by Joy

yeppir - To respond in agreement. Short way to say, "You got it."

e.g., Yeppir, it is hot.

submitted by Adam Freeman

yepples - Yep or yes.

e.g., Donaville asks, "Do you like peaches?" Jamie's response, "Yepples!"

submitted by Jamie - (www)

yer number one - Short for "fuck you." Can be accompanied with the middle finger.

e.g., Jeff derided Sam, "You're such a hick." Sam flipped him off and rolled his eyes, "Yer number one."

submitted by Stace-Bird

yerf - A nerd with a trendless haircut.

e.g., "Check out the president of the chess club. Aa total yerf. I bet he's just gonna sit there staring at the inside of his glasses all day. Yerfs get to me. Punch him, Carl." "No. You're an asshole, Chris."

submitted by Chris-in-pants - (www)

yerite - One who likes to tell tall stories; someone who deserves our disbelief.

e.g., I saw Cardoso's column the other day--the guy's a yerite.

submitted by Nuno Guedes

yerk - A negative yearning.

e.g., The chain smoker had a yerk for a cigarette after trying to quit.

submitted by Mrs. Pietz's 7th English Class - (www)

yerno - Not quite "yes" and not quite "no," it's "yerno."

e.g., 1: I've had a great time tonight, would you like to come up and see my bedroom. 2: Yerno.

submitted by Chris Russell

yerns - New Orleans slang for the word "yours." Plural is "yernses."

e.g., You better get yerns before they run out.

submitted by lthrbls - (www)

yerp - A response you would get asking a doe-de-doher a question and he meant yes.

e.g., "Hey, Billybob, do ya know what you're doing there?" "Yerp."

submitted by John

yert - A word to indicate that the preceding statement is a lie.

e.g., McDonald's makes great hamburgers, yert.

submitted by Edi Winkler - (www)

yertlism - (Pronounced to rhyme with "turtle-ism"; n.) 1. The philosophy espoused by Dr. Seuss's Yertle the Turtle: self-aggrandizement by reducing everyone around you to involuntary servitude, peonage, slavery, or pawnery (q.v.); 2. The practice or advocacy of Yertlism; 3a. The delusion that you can actually rule "all you can see"; 3b. A (far less maniacal) delusion in which the sufferer comes to believe that he or she can (and indeed, must) control everything going on (a kind of och, perhaps); 4. a fabliau created to vilify or lampoon an enemy by attacking the philosophy he espouses.

e.g., Yertle the Turtle, by Dr. Seuss, is the seminal Yertlism from which the concept encapsulated by the term derives. Originally, Yertle wore a little, hitleresque (I do not capitalize people I don't like) mustache---something impossible upon the face of a reptile (Yertle or hitler, take your pick). | "Hey, George, what's with the boss today?" "Yeah, I know, right?---micromanagement gone mad." "Microscopic micromanagement." "Yertlism." "With Fries."

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

yes'um - Yes, but usually intended to be funny.

e.g., Alex: Hey, Ruth, wanna' go to the nudie bar with me? It's 25 cent wing and breast night. Ruth: Yes'um.

submitted by ruth papoff

yes-no - Popularized by the spoonerizing villain character Don Karnage from Disney's TaleSpin TV-series; playful term meant to indicate uncertainty, ask for attention or demand polite interest. (Replaces "Correct?" or "Am I right?" or "Isn't it true?")

e.g., You were about to go shopping without me, yes-no?

submitted by Schroeder

yesbody - someone; antonym of nobody

e.g., Knock knock. A. Who's there? B Yesbody.

submitted by Hunter Williams

yesgad - Exclamation. Expressed vivaciously when excited about something. Taken from "Yes, God."

e.g., Yesgad, that was some amazing ice cream.

submitted by Easter Bradford

yesh - Slang for "yes."

e.g., We gonna go see him today? Yesh, indeed.

submitted by Radeo

yesh - Used instead of "yes." Derived from "yosh," used in Japanese as a "cool" replacment, but also has sexual roots in it. Whatever.

e.g., Yesh,...that's right.

submitted by Kevin Medeiros - (www)

yeshki - Himalayan mouse, the main staple of the yeti.

e.g., We found tiny yeshki tracks at 28,000 feet, but our quest to capture one of the elusive creatures went unfulfilled again.

submitted by Ty Evans

yesm - Used in conversation over time, made as a positive agreement when you want to say more than just "yes." This is "Yes, I agree" or "Yes, madame," if you happen to be talking with a lady; or "Yes," as a more cheerful way of saying yes -- like yes with a smile; or cute-like, said with a sheepish grin to the girl of your dreams. A flirtatious yes. Can replace yes in most instances in informal talk in typing.

e.g., His demeanor was one of flirtation and sheepish grin, as he agreed to accompany her to her room. "Are you coming up with me tonight?" she asked. "Yesm," was all he replied, fervently hoping she had in mind more than a cuppa.

submitted by Steve Ramshaw

yessing - Saying yes to.

e.g., "Why didn't you answer me?" "I was too busy yessing Lauryn's question."

submitted by lauryn

yestalgia - Sickness caused by prolongated presence in one's country or home.

e.g., I'm suffering from yestalgia, and ought to take a trip .

submitted by emilio

yestergeek - Things which once held sway among the computer and fannish types of the world, but quite recently no longer do.

e.g., Pokemon? That is so yestergeek. Its all about Card Captor Sakura now.

submitted by Jennifer Grant - (www)

yestermorn - Yesterday morning. In the hours before noon, yesterday. May be used poetically, as desired.

e.g., 'Twas just before the setting of the moon yestermorn that all the clans did assemble twixt the verdant ills by the river to select a new Hero to champion the causes of all the Folk who dwelt in that region and beyond. ((-:

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

yesternight - It didn't happen today. It didn't happen tonight. It didn't happen yesterday. It happened "yesternight."

e.g., Makes perfectly good sense to me, and to my youngest son, Justin, when he was three. As in "I saw E.T. yesternight."

submitted by Corky

yesternight - Last night. the late evening or nighttime hours of yesterday. may be used in place of other words to lend an archaic look to a text. {Duplicate.)

e.g., The townsfolk have all been quite atwitter since the mayoral rally yesternight. Half were staunch Roundheads, and the rest stubborn Blockheads. | The goings-on lasted much too long yesternight; no one could make up my mind.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

yestersol - Yesterday. © Michael Quinion -- 28 February 2004 Newsletter: The Martian day is some 39 minutes longer than ours, and has been officially named the "sol" (the Latin for sun, which is also the official astronomical name for our star). NASA workers on the various Mars spacecraft projects have coined "yestersol" for the sol before the current one.

e.g., "Yestersol, all my troubles seemed so far away.…" © Michael Quinion -- 6 March 2004 Newsletter: My inadequate attempt at rewriting the old Beatles lyric last week provoked several people into improving it. My favourite is this from Michael O'Sullivan: Yestersol, all my troubles seemed negligibol. Now my Martian Lander's gone AWOL, Oh I believe in yestersol.

submitted by HD Fowler

yesterweek - A simple way of saying "last week," used when mistaking yesterday for last week.

e.g., Didn't you wear those pants yesterweek?

submitted by Anthony

yesteryonder - A day that seems like yesterday but was actually a long time ago.

e.g., Back yesteryonder, I dang near died from drinkin' too much beer.

submitted by snowboardinghockeyplayer3 - (www)

yestoday - An affirmation of the present, living in the moment.

e.g., Let yesterday stay in the past, and choose instead to say yestoday.

submitted by jeanine wisniewski

yestrum, bop - Northern Irish Philosopher 1845-1887, inventor of "The Scmindie," a gender-weakening device designed to turn alpha males into jibbering fanzine reading pseudos. Also gave his name to the wet spot left on the front of one's jeans when one doesn't shake one's winky with sufficient vigour post-urination.

e.g., I left the toilet in a hurry and now I've got this big Bop Yestrum down the front of me strides.

submitted by James Buick

yet yet? - The way that we refined southerners ask a friend if he has already dined.

e.g., Yet yet?

submitted by bob keith

yeyes - An ostensibly visible yes.

e.g., Yeyes, sure you can, ma'am.

submitted by Hercolena

yibada - Craziness.

e.g., Nine-year olds say to each other on the playground "You're full of yibida."

submitted by keller

yichalal - Meaning: Anything is possible. It is used as a word to encourage, to urge someone on -- possibly a combination of "just do it" and "may the force be with you".

e.g., Go forth with fire in your heart, and remember, yichalal.

submitted by Ally Summers - (www)

yick - (v) Combination of "yuck" and "ick." Used when "yuck" isn't strong enough. Extremely gross or vulgar.

e.g., The odor of that garbage really yicks me out.

submitted by Fredo Alvarez - (www)

yidy-yit - Idiot, or real jerk. Used in the presence of young, impressionable children in the car when the other driver makes a boneheaded move.

e.g., Look at that yidy-yit, he must be doin' a hundred.

submitted by Andy Malleck

yillbe - A large weighty piece of wood, metal or any other blunt object that may cause bodily harm when swung about the head.

e.g., You'll be sorry when I hit you with a yillbe.

submitted by MO'C

yim - A hole in a salt or pepper shaker.

e.g., The salt poured out of the yims when I salted my popcorn.

submitted by Tyson 7th English

yink - A hairy woman.

e.g., Oh, my God! She has inch-long hair on her back. She's a yink.

submitted by Serena

yinz - You, as used in the greater Pittsburgh area.

e.g., Are yinz goin' to the Pirates games this weekend?

submitted by entropyXL

yinzer - A longtime resident of the Pittsburgh area, characterized by his or her accent, use of local classless slang, and fanatical devotion to the Steelers and bad beer.

e.g., The yinzer wouldn't stop talking about "Hines Ward an the Stillers," but did mention he was "goin' dahntahn for some Arn City.

submitted by Greg Heller-LaBelle

yip - When you are overly excited and you have already used up all of the other "excited" words.

e.g., I got front row seats to see 'N SYNC! Ahhh! Oh, my God! I can't believe it. Yip!

submitted by Sammi - (www)

yipindeedy - Like yes and indeed, only better.

e.g., "So, you saw him?" "Yipindeedy"

submitted by tallinia - (www)

yippies - Young women who find it necessary to scream each others' names at high decibels -- repeatedly.

e.g., Those yippies are hurting my eardrums.

submitted by froggegyrl

ymehcla - (n., ee-MEK-la) 1. Alchemy in reverse: turning gold into base metal. 2. Turning anything good into something worthless, useless, or pointless. 3. The unhappy talent some people have of bringing everyone else down, no matter how happy they are. (Ymehclast [EE-mek-lust]: a person gifted with ymehcla, much to the dismay of everyone around.)

e.g., "Over time, uranium turns into lead naturally. It's ymehcla." | "They said their hotel would 'improve' the beach. I say it's ymehcla: no one can swim there anymore." | "Don't be sad you're 40; just think about how much older you'll be at 50." "You're a closet ymehclast, aren't you?"

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

ymmv - Your Mileage May Vary. Common Internet abbreviation.

e.g., When I went to see the professor, he seemed okay. YMMV.

submitted by Felix

yner - Expression from those who are ambivalent--combination of "yes," "no," and "er."

e.g., When asked if he wanted whiskey on his fries, the man hesitated, then replied, "Yner."

submitted by John Howard Oxley

yo - A short street slang greeting to someone you know.

e.g., Yo, how you livin', man?

submitted by T-Dogg - (www)

yo yo ma - 1. Something that is said in response to an exciting comment. Not unlike saying "sweet as" or "awesome." Has a very wide range of uses. (Kramerism) 2. A famous cellist named Yo Yo Ma.

e.g., Dan says, "I got the keys to the benzito tonight." Jesse responds, "Yo yo ma."

submitted by Jesse - (www)

yo' del - The act of exchanging pleasantries when meeting old friends by chance or at a favorite hang out.

e.g., I would have been home earlier but I stopped to yo' del with a group of my golfing buddies when I ran into them in the parking lot after work.

submitted by Charlie Lesko

yo'da - From"Yoh" meaning hello and "Yoda."

e.g., (Answer the phone) "Yo'da."

submitted by Tagarth

yob - © Michael Quinion -- 26 November 2005 Newsletter: "Yob' is British slang for a rude, noisy, and aggressive young man, whose name is backslang, from "boy."   Yobbery: noun: Rowdy, destructive behavior by the youth.

e.g., Behave like a yob, Alec, and you can be sure Santa will check his list twice. | "Cleese also spoke about the shift in British attitudes away from a middle-class culture and the emergence of a 'yob culture.'    "He said: 'There were disadvantages to the old culture, it was a bit stuffy and it was more sexist and more racist. But it was an educated and middle-class culture. Now its a yob culture. The values are so strange.'"

submitted by HD Fowler - (www)

yobbo - Australian for redneck.

e.g., So we're were at this tractor pull, and everyone was wearing straw hats, and I thought, "What a bunch of yobbos."

submitted by Richard

yobbo tan - A singlet tan which many Aussie blokes get when working in the hot sun whilst wearing a singlet. When you take your singlet off you can see the untanned areas are in shape of a singlet.

e.g., I copped a yobbo tan yesterday when I was laying on the beach.

submitted by Aussie Bloke

yobbo's singlet - A really faded blue or black shearer's singlet that is worn out with holes in it.

e.g., My next door neighbour is a complete bogan. He's worn that same yobbo's singlet every day for the past 10 years.

submitted by Aussie Bloke

yobbodore - Commodore owned and operated by a yobbo. Australian.

e.g., Let's jump in the back of the yobbodore and go down to the 7-11 for a Slurpee.

submitted by yob

yobmobile - A beaten up rusty 1970s Holden Kingswood ute that Australian yobbos love to drive.

e.g., Check out my yobmobile. It has plenty of room in the back tray for 16 of my mates and a slab of beer.

submitted by Aussie Bloke

yockiedoiker - A large stone making a big splash in water. A very large object. A local term from Hawick in the Scottish Borders.

e.g., That was a yockiedoiker that Wullie managed to drop from the bridge in Hawick.

submitted by Peter Horne

yoctominute - Two seconds = one yoctominute. {ED. FYI. You may or may not be aware of it but a yoctosecond is a real unit of time. Seeing it led me to define yucktosecond in the pd. "Until now, the second smallest unit of time named has been a yoctosecond (10-24 second) or one septillionth of a second."}

e.g., It takes one yoctominute to open a refrigerator.

submitted by Ali - (www)

yoda moment - When the sentence you're saying has its word order scrambled due to stress or forgetting the words. Derivation obvious.

e.g., We have to get this by next week done. Er, sorry, bit of a yoda moment there.

submitted by martyn

yoda-ism - A sentence that has all the right words, but a convoluted word order.

e.g., A Jedi craves not these things. | To the shop I'm going now.

submitted by Trent Clarke

yodawg - An adjective used to describe a person who uses the slang word "yo." Usually seen driving cars with insanely large, throbbing speakers. May also wear ball-cap turned at a 45-degree angle and hang out in your local mall's food court for several hours at a time.

e.g., I was going to go to that new bar, but then I found out it was strictly yodawg.

submitted by shane bryant - (www)

yodelhole - A backwoods or inbred person.

e.g., That yodelhole should lose the hat when he's in a restaurant. This isn't Mayberry.

submitted by sin

yodeling to the oldies - Any album featuring rather lame remakes of Top 40 hits or oldies in unconventional musical stylings or arrangements (e.g., Celtic, male voice choirs, Benedictine monks-style). (Allusion is to at least one or two episodes of Nickelodeon's Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius, in which Cindy Vortex plays a selection from a CD entitled "Yodeling to the Oldies" for the sake of insulting Jimmy Neutron.)

e.g., I cannot, for the likes of me, STAND that "Yodeling to the Oldies" going on all night long.

submitted by Larry Ellis Reed - (www)

yodontdressnobetta' - A comeback for anything. If someone is picking on you, it is a comeback.

e.g., Mom: I can't believe you failed that test. Kid: Yodontdressnobetta'.

submitted by Keri Vorpahl

yoga-cola - A delightful new drink from the ashrams of India -- makes you feel very much like you're levitating. Far out.

e.g., Not to worry, you won't get "hooked" on Yoga-Cola, unless you want to. Healthful, nutritious, stimulating, with guano (or is that, guarana?), extract of soma, Dune spice, and other secret ingredients. My own guru drinks it and recommends it. How can you go wrong?

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

yogayogurt - An exceptionally healthful form of Asian yogurt, said to improve physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being. Yogis eat it by the super bowl. See how their eyes sparkle and their teeth glisten (if they have any).

e.g., Yogayogurt is made from milk of holy cow, or yak, cattle, goats. Drink for long life, clear head, success, extensive love life and children. Special price for beggars and holy men. Rub yogayogurt on body for clear skin, smooth, silky.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

yogurt cheese - This a soft cheese made from yogurt, available in the Middle East. It goes by such names as labne, labneh, labanah, lebna, lebne, chaka, and YoChee (probably a brand name).

e.g., Yogurt cheese can be made at home by hanging in a bag of cheesecloth to allow the curds to drip 'til the soft yogurt cheese remains behind.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

yoiks! - "An expression of surprise, or disbelief."

e.g., Person1: So Roseanne Barr just got her own talkshow. Person2: Yoiks!

submitted by Joel Buxton - (www)

yoink - Meant as a sound effect, this word is uttered when grabbing something from another person, whether they want you to or not. Taken from numerous episodes of "The Simpons.

e.g., You won't be needing that book. Yoink!

submitted by Andrew Fischler - (www)

yoinkage - The process of "yoink."

e.g., Janice kept stealing my M&M's without me looking, and the ongoing yoinkage was quite irksome.

submitted by Autumn Fitchko

yoinked - Swooping in at the final seconds of an online auction and outbidding your competitors.

e.g., I had the high bid on that thing with 20 seconds left and then yoinked it.

submitted by John Upchurch

yojimbo - To play both sides against each other--without getting caught in the middle.

e.g., The mysterious stranger yojimboed two groups of gangsters into killing each other.

submitted by Deacon

yokay - Combination of "yes" and "okay."

e.g., A. Hey, you wanna go tip some cows? B. Umm...yokay!

submitted by Fredo Alvarez - (www)

yoke - To make a turn, for example when driving.

e.g., John yoked a left at 5th street.

submitted by Norma G.Hidalgo

yokel - A dumb person who never seems to get anything right.

e.g., James is a yokel when it comes to maths.

submitted by Kozak

yokley - Name given to someone whose family originates from no particular place in the world. These Yokleys are usually shy, awkward creatures who tend to make their homes in the mountainous regions of the U.S.

e.g., We always assumed that he was a Yokley because no one knew where he was from.

submitted by Ken Marckesano

yoko - From Yoko Ono, the woman popularly (though not accurately) credited with breaking up The Beatles. Her name is now synonymous with breaking up. To Yoko is to break up.

e.g., Do you have any idea why Tom and Nicole yokoed?

submitted by Claire

yokum - Hick.

e.g., Stuart swore at me with the decorum of a yokum.

submitted by Stuart

yold - A blend in which I have gathered young and old to describe a person who is young but behaves as an elderly one.

e.g., My friend Leticia is yold: she is 22 and she never goes out --only with her boyfriend, to whom she seems to be married.

submitted by Maria - (www)

yolo - (Abbreviated interjective or adverbial phrase) "you only live once."

e.g., "I'm gonna skydive from orbit!" "Why?" "Hey, yolo dude: yolo." | Yes, it's okay to write abbreviations without using periods; take a chance: YOLO!

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

yomit - The inability to hold back a yawn while trying to concentrate on a one-on-one conversation with someone. Typically executed right in front of one's conversation partner.

e.g., After 20 minutes of listening to Joe drone on about his career successes, incredible investment acumen and wonderful life, I could not hold back my yomit.

submitted by Jonathan Glaser

yon mon - Used by the population of Warrington, England, to describe a person from the county of Lancashire.

e.g., Hello, yon mon.

submitted by Xnoybis

yon ~ nigh - The word "yon" pronounced backward is "nigh." The interesting thing is, that they are also opposite in meaning! "Yon means far or distant, while "nigh" means near or nearby. How about that.

e.g., Yon neighbor has a lovely daughter, methinks I'll draw nigh to request her hand (and the rest of her) in marriage (-:

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

yonder - Place other than in front of you.

e.g., Go over yonder and keep your mouth shut.

submitted by charles

yonks - A long time or a very long time. Donkey's years -- which could possibly be its origin. It could also come from years, months, weeks, as an initialism. A long time ago.

e.g., Little Johnny waited for the train for yonks.

submitted by Catherine

yoof - Kid, hooligan, punk, troublemaker, whipper-snapper--youth.

e.g., You yoofs get outta my yard!

submitted by Wilma - (www)

yoogie - Yoogie is the anatomical word for an empty head or skull that doesn't bleed.

e.g., Mom, Gabe bonked his yoogie on the coffee table and his brains didn't fall out.

submitted by Renee

yoop - "The upper peninsula of the state of Michigan. Yoop may be from the sound of the initials (u. p.) 'you-p' or may be from typical sounds made by natives of the region, or may be a contraction of yooperland usually preceded by 'the.' Yoopconsin is the western half of yooperland plus the state of Wisconsin."

e.g., Yep, I'm from yoop. You got a problem with that, we can take it outside.

submitted by HD Fowler

yooper - One from the upper peninsula of Michigan.

e.g., She's from Houghton, Michigan; she's a yooper.

submitted by Emily

yoozer - in the unix o.s. (and unix based spinoffs), you have several standard directories, like DEV, BIN, and of course, USR. the 'yoozer' is a friendlier form (because most newbies find UNIX quite a hostile environment) and it can be used as a nick. (warning, nick is already taken, guess what, by ME. thank you.)

e.g., "Yoozer is a looser! (about the most stupid form of insult that you can get on IRC. it means less tight.)"

submitted by Rob - (www)

yop - "I am here" or "we are here." Yop can be used two ways. First, as an interjection to announce the presence of one or more people. Second, to stress the fact that the person has been in a given place, but that no one has been listening to her and she needs to announce herself in order to be heard, be it over other noise, or conspicuous silence. First used by Dr. Suess in "Horton Hears a Who," and on numerous blog since then.

e.g., Needing to get the chairman's attention before the meeting was adjourned, she called out, "Yop."

submitted by Sid

yope - "A combination of yes and nope, meaning maybe. (Can also be used when you dont feel like giving a clear answer to a question)"

e.g., Question:"Can I borrow some cash?" Response:"Yope."

submitted by Austin Turner - (www)

yorely - Long ago (as in "days of yore"), really or figuratively.

e.g., "Now that is a yorely car. What is it?" "That's my Stutz Bearcat--1914." | The teacher was so yorely. He must have been, like 40 or something.

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

yost - The substance found on the outside of food, especially fruit, that is not harmful and can easily be removed with your fingers.

e.g., there is always white yost on my greengages

submitted by alan

yot - Yacht, spelled how the word from Dutch is pronounced.    "Yacht is a word straight from Dutch, the spelling of which is at complete odds to the English pronunciation, as short-story writer Anthony Armstrong illustrates: 'As one experienced in the best of all summer sports, I feel well-qualified to say a few words about yatching - I mean, yahcting -- dammit, yotting.'"

e.g., "Do you suppose Willard Mitt Romney owns a yot, ala John Kerry?" "Possibly, even probably. But you can safely bet you're not going to see him out yotting during the presidential campaign. He got enough flak for riding on a jet ski." "You're right. As John Edwards showed us in 2004, you get less flak for rutting than you would for yotting."

submitted by HD Fowler

you a cat! - Informal congratulations for stellar achievement. Similar to "You da man."

e.g., Congratulations on that promotion. You a cat!

submitted by Jaime

you are the weakest link - Everyone in the UK is using this phrase just now. Basically, if someone is annoying you and you want them to get lost, you just say the six magic words. Drives them nuts.

e.g., You ARE the weakest link. Go.

submitted by Brit

you beaut! - An okkerism (Australian slang). Great!

e.g., Blue: "Hey, Digger, looks like the weather's gonna hold for the barbee." "You beaut!" comes the reply.

submitted by Ants Pants - (www)

you betcha - Yes, sure, all right, OK -- with emphasis. Used in Minnesota and other of the United States.

e.g., Hey. could you pick up some milk on your way home? You betcha.

submitted by Dane

you got me twisted - "You've mistaken me for someone else" or "It wasn't me." A response to a teacher or classmate when they blame something on you and you know you didn't do it.

e.g., Teacher: "Why did you do that?" Student: "You got me twisted."

submitted by Roashanda - (www)

you need not say more - A word for gay people that my mate made up. (Need I say more?)

e.g., Thanks, Joe, but no thanks. You need not say more. Read the guidelines.

submitted by Joe

you slay me - Alternate version of "You kill me" as a response to a humorous person, sometimes used sarcastically.

e.g., Bert: Hey, I got a joke for you. Why didn't the chicken cross the road? Because he was already on the other side. Ernie: You just slay me.

submitted by Carlos Coutinho

you're a ______ - Fill in the blank for _____. Taken from the "Clerks" cartoons. "You're a cigarette."

e.g., Nick: I hate this dorm. Merricat: You're a dorm.

submitted by Merricat - (www)

you're bobsledding on thin ice - Used instead of the term, "You're skating on thin ice." It gives a more threatening threat - you're more likely to fall through if you're bobsledding than simply skating on the ice.

e.g., "You're bobsledding on thin ice, mate. I'd watch it."

submitted by hughie

you're overcookin' my grits, - When a person is playing devil's advocate with your complaints, or whenever someone is bothering you with her total lack of enthusiasm.

e.g., Guy: Let's go out for some drinks. Girl: Okay, but where should we go? Guy makes several suggestions. Girl turns them all down for various reasons. Guy in response to the last turn down, "Let's just forget it. You're overcookin' my grits, Jenn."

submitted by Jenn Atkins

you're the (blank) - A non sequitur conversational gambit that increases in quality the less sense it makes. To be said loudly and followed by loud laughter like it's the best joke ever.

e.g., Peter: So we were swimming in the lake yesterday. . . . Jim: YOU'RE the lake. Whahaha ha ha.

submitted by duncan

you, this - A response when there is no comeback to a putdown. Derives from a person sticking his middle finger up at somebody, and using his other hand he points at the middle finger in a demonstrative manner, and says "You, this."

e.g., Sally said to Bobby, "Your breath stinks." To which Bobby replied, "You, this."

submitted by Eleyn

youall - refering to a group

e.g., Hey youall.

submitted by James May

youg - The state of being obese or fat.

e.g., That little terrier in the animal shelter was a bit youg, but he was so sweet we took him home and adopted him anyway.

submitted by Paul

youguysarefucccckingbiters - eww you guys are copying urban dictionary. like exactly (ED. OOOOhhh. Bad timing, "christine." Lillith is on duty today. Lillith's reaction. By the way, we're almost certain we predated UrbanDictionary. . . . Update: Yes, we did, by exactly nine months and six days, from Whois records.)

e.g., urban dictionary even has this example thing omg you guys are gay

submitted by christine hsieh - (www)

youkstetter - A traditional Cumbrian (NW England: Lake District, Beartrix Potter country), word for a butcher's shop.

e.g., Eh up our Denis, will thee [you] just tek [take] this shilling down to youkstetter and fetch us up some [blood] pudding, tripe and pigs trotters for us [our] supper. There's a bonny [fine] wee [young/small] lad.

submitted by David Ford

young - A piece of clothing that is way to small for the person wearing it.

e.g., My cousin Robert's shirt was a little to young for him.

submitted by Chris Butler

young'n - A word used to describe a person that is youthful, often used in the South. I've heard this alot where I live. Youngin.

e.g., You young'ns dont get into too much trouble now, ya hear?

submitted by The Muffin Man's Wife

youngin' - Southern slang popularized by "The Beverly Hillbillies" to refer to offspring.

e.g., Granny: "Jed, I'm gonna take a switch to that youngin' if he don't start mindin' me!"

submitted by Mike Laurie

youngonce - A euphemism for elderly people, senior citizens -- which constructions themselves are euphemisms.    ED. The site's Senior Editor is also the most senior in age. He often asks, "Do you have a geezer discount?" And then revels in the frequent opportunity to enlighten the young whippersnappers who have no idea what "geezer" means. If they visited the PseudoDictonary, they would know.

e.g., The youngonce are no longer young in age, but they were once young.    ED. Many remain young at heart. I don't get it. Why do the youngonce get all the discounts they do? They've already used up far more than their share of the earth's resources.

submitted by James Seah

younker - A young man. From elementary school CAT tests.

e.g., All right, can anyone explain to me how I managed to get a class of all younkers?

submitted by poster nutbag

youns - A derivative of "You ones" or "You-uns" a two syllable phrase shortened to a one syllable version. Commonly noted as Western Pennsylvanian slang. You'uns, you-uns. (ED. Growing up in Arkansas in the 1940s and 1950s, this construction was shunned by anyone who had any concept of "correct English." When I moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the 1960s, I found it in common use by college-educated Western Pennsylvanians -- several of whom had a nasty habit of making fun of my twangy Arkansas accent. Anyone who has ever known me probably has a good idea how I responded to being looked down on.)

e.g., Are youns ready?

submitted by Dennis V. DiGennaro

younses - Also you'unses. Plural of you'uns, which is prounounced approximately as "yuns" around Pittsburgh, PA.

e.g., Younses are my best friends.

submitted by chrisbarefootdoly

youple - "You all" or "Y'all" for Northerners.

e.g., Charlie saw some friends from Binghamton and immediately cried out, "Hi, youple."

submitted by K Julin

your - Used by pseudo-intelligent web posters to mean "you are." It is used so extensively by the new dropout generation that it might as well be an official word.

e.g., "Your so dumb you don't even know how to spell." "Your welcome."

submitted by RG

your guyses - Belonging to a group of people.

e.g., Hey, are these your guyses dogs in my backyard?

submitted by Ronda - (www)

your other left - You say it when someone goes to the right, after you tell them to go left. See Neo's last chase scene in The Matrix. just before he gets shot.

e.g., A. Go through the door on your left. B. This one? A. No, your other left.

submitted by Carlos Coutinho

your pills? - Said to someone when she is kicking off or going hyper about something, in an attempt to calm her down. Taken from the film _Wayne's World_.

e.g., "Oh, my God. I can't believe that assignment is due in two weeks. What am I going to do? There's just no time. I'm going to...." "Er, your pills?"

submitted by Monkey Pants

yourmom - Fast and easy retaliation to virtually any insult hurled at you.

e.g., Insult: Elvin, you don't know sht from Shinola. Response: Yeah? Yourmom.

submitted by elvin

yourn't - A contraction for "you are not."

e.g., Yourn't tall enough to ride the rollercoaster. You have to wait until you're tall enough.

submitted by Ethan Williams

yous - Plural of "you," widely used in Philadelphia. Youse. "Yous guys" or "youse guys." | Direct horizontal transmission from Gaelic into the dialect of English spoken in northwest England. The plural of "you." Peculiar to Liverpool, England, and some Gaelic speaking communities in Ireland. | Rather than "youse," this should be the plural of you. Yeh, I know, and joyously acknowledge, some of yous guys from Philadelphia already use yous rather than you or youse as a plural of you. The example is taken from one of those blogs that used up a good name for a blog and then went fallow, underconstriction.    Words containing "yous": youse, bayous, joyous, poyous, joyously, joyousness, joyousnesses. What the hell's a poyou?* That's South American armadillo.    The letter w can be represented as a word "doubleyou." The plural would be "doubleyous."    * I've now created the excuse I've been waiting for to tell one of my favorite old jokes -- in the form of a limerick, from    Ethnologists up with the Sioux  Wired home for two punts, one canoe.  The answer next day  Said, "Girls on the way,  But what the hell's a 'panoe'?"    Rationale of the Dirty Joke: An Analysis of Sexual Humor says the joke originated in Pennsylvania in 1935. (In case it's not as obvious as I think it is, parents and guardians of minor children, and others who might be bothered by rude language, this is one of those links where you're likely to be led to coarse stuff.)

e.g., Hey. Any of yous wanna go out tonight? | Yous better be putting those fireworks in next door's letterbox and not mine. | "This time next year I will no longer be in the country and most of yous would know that it is highly likely for me to get out of here as my rent finishes, in March."

submitted by Frank | Robert the one minute king | - (www)

yous guys, youse guys - You guys. Seems not to be specific to any one area or nation. In Rhode Island, considered proper usage. So popluar in the area it appears regularly in the print media.

e.g., Stop throwing snowballs at me. Hey, youse guys, cut it out.

submitted by Carlos Coutinho

youse - Plural of "you."

e.g., Youse have louses; see youse later.

submitted by george l. kelly

youth ionizing - Euthanizing.

e.g., "Starting in 1996 the Democrat National Committee has been debating whether or note youth ionizing a nine-month-child is abortion."

submitted by Miss Speller

youthanasia - The practice of routinely discounting opinions of the young simply because of their age.

e.g., Although her demands were valid, youthanasia allowed him the comfort to ignore his daughter with impunity.

submitted by David Szabo

youthing - The opposite of aging.

e.g., When she looked in the mirror, her new vitality and joie de vivre gave her the impression she was youthing.

submitted by Michelle

youthy - a way to describe something as being targeted to or preoccupied with young people

e.g., John hated shopping at Gap because all the clothes were too youthy.

submitted by Jack Kear - (www)

youz - Collective noun for two or more people.

e.g., Hey, youz, how's it going?

submitted by adj

yowler - A feline used by spelunkers and cavers to determine the depth of a chasm. See dropcat. | A cat that yowls.

e.g., Took two yowlers to measure that hole. Too much echo. | The yowler was in a big fight.

submitted by GDC | Collin 7th English

yowsie - Young Obnoxious Whining Self-Impressed Egotist, or the Gen X equivalent to yuppie.

e.g., I'd go to the record store but I don't want to be lectured on my tastes in music by the yowsie behind the counter.

submitted by CRM114

yowza - In common use in advertising and on the net, often in same sense as "Wow!" or "Yeah!" For some reason in a number of web ads regarding cross country biking. Try doing a deep search on the web to find this word. I've looked for days with no joy. Thought it might be from southern minstrel days--exaggerated slave speak. Does anyone actually have a reference or etymology on this real expression? Thanks.

e.g., Yowza! New Cross country race will be awesome.

submitted by Frank Adelmano

yozen frogurt - I give credit to my camp pal Erica for this word. It's frozen yogurt, just mixed up.

e.g., We went to Baskin Robbins and got some chocolate yozen frogurt.

submitted by Renee

yr - I can't believe this hasn't been submitted. "Yr" is an "indie" contraction for "your," popularized by the band Sonic Youth and others It can also be used as a contraction for "you're." Less common, but equally lazy.

e.g., I need a ride to the Sleater-Kinney Show at the Middle East. Can we take yr car?

submitted by Ryan McManus - (www)

ysihf situation - It stands for "Your Shovel In His Face," from the movie Mystery Men. It refers to any situation in which one person places the blame on someone else, who then places the blame on a third person. Sometimes can go full circle, in which the third person blames the first person.

e.g., I tripped on a toy in my sister's room and blamed her for it. She then blamed Mom not cleaning up her room. Mom blamed me for not watching where I step. It was a real YSIHF situation.

submitted by PPM - (www)

ysy - It's like yay, only way better.

e.g., Ysy! We won.

submitted by leonora and steven - (www)

yt - White.

e.g., Wow, you guys act like yt politicians don't do this stuff. Yt politicans do much worse.

submitted by [jomo] - (www)

ytpos - Typos. Index-fingered typos, as well as others. A typographical error. I've keyed this in so many times for typo, I've just given up. Also ytpso, though that one is considerably less likely.

e.g., We need the word emeal for when we make middle-fingered ytpos. | Ooops, another ytpo. | Quoted from on Certainty and doubt: Omigawd, Greg, thank you so much for this correction. It is so relevant, so revealing, so germane to the point being made. I am highly appreciative that in your infinite respect for the intelligence of all the people who read this list that you -- out of nothing but the goodness of your heart -- take it upon yourself to be my editor. There are oh so many things that the simple spell checker cannot catch (whore) but which wreck havoc with the limited understanding and sub-par intelligence of the folks that waste their time reading this list. Oh, happy day -- thank you so much. Thank you, thank you, thank you for contributing to the signal and helping quash the noise induced by 2-character ytpos. jb > Jeff, I think you mean "no doubt," not "know doubt." > > Greg | Quoted from the next message in the same thread: Uhm, Jeff, I think you meant "typos," not "ytpos." Why don't you try and fire up that whore of a spell checker next time before hitting the send button and save us all a little pain, mmmkay? ;-) Regards, Elias

submitted by Miss Speller

yu-gi-esque - (Rhymes with blue-tea-ESK (with a hard /g/); adj.) Pertaining to or resembling the endless, involuted rules, attacks, counters, and scenarios comprising adventures in the world of Japanese anime TV series, which all seem to be ads for new card games or interminable instructions on how to play them. [After the cardgame qua anime series _Yu-Gi-O_, which is nothing but an endless series of card games, each trick of which comprises two or three episodes.]

e.g., My children assure me that they have seen yu-gi-esque shows about their many computer games in which a single _move_ has lasted over a week, often emphasizing numerous shock shots ("On no! He has a big green dragon card! What shall we do?!" and wails of terror or internal angst) and sudden twists of plot ("And now, I will play my suddenly-acquire- hugely-exaggerated-power-nobody-expected card! This will turn all my opponent's points (over which we wailed in terror on Tuesday's episode) against him, causing him to lose!").

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

yube - To look up something on YouTube. To watch something on YouTube.

e.g., Did you see what Sarah Silverman said about Paris Hilton? You really should yube that.

submitted by Mila Eighteen

yuck - Used to describe any piece of clothing with unnessecarily bright, clashing, or too many colors.

e.g., Did you see that jacket Colin was wearing? That was yuck.

submitted by Mobius Paradox

yuck green - The color of green that is somewhere in between olive green and avacado green--usually ends up resembling the color of vomitted broccol.

e.g., That dress she was wearing was yuck green, bordering on definitely disgusting.

submitted by Kristie

yucksite - A mess or an extremely untidy place.

e.g., Claire Louise, your room is an absolute yucksite. And I don't mean funny, miss.

submitted by Claire Louise

yucktosecond - A unit of time a millionth of one Planck time (10-44 second), that being "the time required to travel one Planck length at the speed of light (c)." Until now, the second smallest unit of time named has ben a yoctosecond (10-24 second) or one septillionth of a second. Seeing that made the name for my new unit of time obvious given that I was searching for a word related to laughing -- Yucks can be used as a synonym for laughs. A yucktosecond is thus 10-50 second, the smallest unit of time named as far as I know. Planck time

e.g., You watched for six minutes waiting for the video to be funny? Not very smart, I'd say. I have absolutely no intention of wasting even one yucktosecond of my time watching it.

submitted by [Fred Softbear] - (www)

yuh-huh - Probably invented by Friends scriptwriters. Used when somebody is only now coming to understand something that everybody else found insanely obvious. Read the example and you'll get it.

e.g., "So, Santa Claus doesn't exist?" "Yuh-HUH!"

submitted by Sam

yuimy'eye - A cry of pain when hit or struck in the eye or near the eye.

e.g., Yuimy'eye, you just hit me below the eye.

submitted by J-dawg

yukolicious - 1. Something that sounds or looks disgusting, but is actually very tasty. 2. something that appears quite tasty, but in fact is disgusting.

e.g., Although taken aback by its appearance, Jack found the green eggs and ham recipe yukolicious.

submitted by lisie engler

yuleduel - A crisis of familial interpersonal relations experienced over Christmas dinner.

e.g., Uncle Clarrie was the only one not enmellished in the yuleduel, and that was only because he was under the table.

submitted by Pip Wilson - (www)

yuleslog - A person who leaves her Christmas lights up all year long, just so they do not need to be put up each year.

e.g., Our next door neighbors are yuleslogs. They never take their Christmas lights down.

submitted by Mary Mulkey

yum-yum - An idiot, a useless person. Heard in the Canadian military.

e.g., If that yum-yum were any smarter, he'd be brain dead.

submitted by J. Field

yumbling - A combination of yelling and mumbling, thereby being very loud but difficult to understand.

e.g., His constant yumbling gave them all headaches and became increasingly annoying, as they had no idea what he was saying.

submitted by spacemom6

yumgusting - A food that tastes great, but shouldn't (like sweet n' sour chicken), or something you enjoy but shoudn't, such as bungee jumping.

e.g., That pie was yumgusting.

submitted by Darren - (www)

yumhum - Used when you are agreeing to something or saying yes.

e.g., Are we going to the movies tonight? Yumhum.

submitted by Erin

yumlicious - Beyond yummy; completely scrumptious.

e.g., Tim tams are just the most yumlicious chocolate biscuits.

submitted by Ned

yummalicious - Yummalicious is a word used to describe something that is so scrumptious you can't help but want more. Yummy and delicious!

e.g., Mmmmm, that dinner was yummalicious. | That boy is absolutely yummalicious.

submitted by Simone

yummiendo - Yummy, or tasty.

e.g., Mmm, this food is yummiendo. May I have some more?

submitted by matt P. - (www)

yummilicious - A compound word consisting of the words "yummy" and "delicious" to describe something more than both. Yummiliciousness.

e.g., The burgers in this restaurant are yummilicious. We go to that restaurant to experience the yummiliciousness of the hamburgers.

submitted by Barbara Makransky

yummix - Both yummy and healthy to eat.

e.g., I love these yummix soy products, especially the faux crabmeat.

submitted by Jesse Gililland - (www)

yummolicious - When something tastes really good or yummy. A cross between yummy and delicious.

e.g., Auntie Sar, this candy sure is yummolicious.

submitted by SarahLarah

yummy - used to describe a person who's really damn hot.

e.g., rachel leigh cook in antitrust for the people are inclined to liking girls and brat pitt in fightclub for the people who are inclined to liking boys are yummy.

submitted by Paul Jarvis - (www)

yumskykorsakov - Used to describe something delicious, usually food, with reference to 19th century Russian composer Rimsky-Korsakov.

e.g., These banana choc muffins are absolutely yumskykorsakov.

submitted by RBC

yumuck - An item of food that can also be descibed as not quite yuck or yum, just average.

e.g., What a good dinner. It was rather yumuck.

submitted by Alan

yumyum - A word substitute for "dog food" to entice the appetite of small hyperactive, somewhat neurotic, and yet completely adorable lapdogs

e.g., Oh, come here little baby, come get the YumYum. Oh that's a good little puppy. (More effective when spoken in a high pitched goofy tone. Not to be used to entice infants.)

submitted by Sweetie

yunk - A combination of "yucky" and "junk"; kind of like "crap."

e.g., "Wipe that yunk off the telephone before you use it." OR "I'm sick, I've got yunk in my throat."

submitted by Jo Ginsberg

yuns - You all; probably a shortened version of "you 'uns" brought north from southern Illinois by my mother.

e.g., Yuns want some more pot pie?

submitted by Peg Clydesdale - (www)

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