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yah

[yah, yai] /yɑ, yɛə/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of impatience or derision.
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British Dictionary definitions for yah

yah

/jɑː; jɛə/
sentence substitute
1.
an informal word for yes, often used to indicate derision or contempt
interjection
2.
an exclamation of derision or disgust

Yah

/jɑː/
noun
1.
(Brit, informal) an affected upper-class person
Word Origin
C20: from yah, the spoken form of yes supposedly used by upper-class British people
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Word Origin and History for yah

exclamation of defiance or dismissal, from 1812.

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