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yeah

[yai] /yɛə/
adverb, Informal.
1.
yes.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; variant of yea or yes
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British Dictionary definitions for yeah

yeah

/jɛə/
sentence substitute
1.
an informal word for yes
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Word Origin and History for yeah

American English, colloquial, by 1863, from drawling pronunciation of yes.

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Slang definitions & phrases for yeah

yeah

affirmation

Yes; certainly; right: Don't say ''yeah.'' It's common (1905+)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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