yup

yup

[yuhp]
adverb, noun Informal.
Also, yep.


Origin:
form of yeah as an isolated or emphatic utterance, with p representing closing of the lips, creating, in effect, an unreleased labial stop (and perhaps also lowering the vowel); compare the parallel use of p in nope

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yup (jʌp)
 
sentence substitute
an informal word for yes

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yup
1906, variant of yes.
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yup definition

[jəp] and [jɛp]
and yep
  1. interj.
    yes. (Colloquial.) : Yup, I'd say so.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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