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yippee

[yip-ee, yip-ee] /ˈyɪp i, ˈyɪpˈi/
interjection
1.
(an exclamation used to express joy, exultation, or the like.)
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism; expressive word of uncertain origin; compare -ee in whoopee
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British Dictionary definitions for yippee

yippee

/jɪˈpiː/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of joy, pleasure, anticipation, etc
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Word Origin and History for yippee

interjection of pleasure, etc., 1920.

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Slang definitions & phrases for yippee

yippee

interjection

An exclamation of pleasure, approval, triumph, etc: Yippee, all my candidates won! (1920+)


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