American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- interj. Used as an exclamation of pleasure, approval, elation, or victory.
- interj. colloquial Alternative form of yea (yes).
- interj. colloquial An expression of happiness.
- adv. so, this (accompanied by a hand gesture)
- n. The name of the letter for the y sound in Pitman shorthand.
- n. a branch of the Tai languages
- Alteration of yea ("yes; even, truly, verily"). More at yea. (Wiktionary)
- Alteration of yea. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Meskipun demikian [yay yay~ aku pakai bahasa yang bagus~], aku ngga akan menyalahkan mbaMoetz * tepuk2 mbaMoetz*, karena .. hmm ... bisa dibilang kerjasama kami kemaren begitu bagus, seolah-olah kami memakai produk otak yang sama jadi pikirannya juga hampir sama.”
“* yay … yay*, and then continue to Jogjakarta the day after.”
“My feet are pasted on yay" is not the look to go for here.”
“I was getting more than a little irritated by the time I finally entered Wisconsin - yay, a new state for me!”
“My policy is to request books by name yay Amazon wish-lists!”
“Therapeutic Area Strategy Manager Job edlynne @nicolemma yay for free accomdations!”
“Because yesterday I attended a talk by West and Josie Rourke, the director of the first show of the season, Much Ado About Nothing 'yay' - David, 'boo' - Lisa ;)) in which West plays Benedict.”
“He voted against the health care reform bill, but he's criticized by the right for his "yay" vote on the 2009 stimulus package.”
“So, I give it a "yay" but I also don't recommend a purchase for anyone until it's bargain bin.”
“Normally I am the suspicious type but I'm going to say 'yay' for Donatra and welcome her to the Klingon race where she will hopefully remain as a woman of honour and valour rather than turn out to be nothing but a Romulan in Klingon's clothing!”
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