yippee

yippee

[yip-ee, yip-ee]
interjection
(an exclamation used to express joy, exultation, or the like.)

Origin:
1910–15, Americanism; expressive word of uncertain origin; compare -ee in whoopee

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yippee (jɪˈpiː)
 
interj
an exclamation of joy, pleasure, anticipation, etc

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yippee
interjection of pleasure, etc., 1920.
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