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Punks and Hippies

Historical Dictionary of American Slang

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  • yack
    ( v ) To talk mindlessly. All she does is yack. It drives me crazy.
    1950s
  • yahoo
    ( n ) A clumsy, unsophisticated person. Reba is going out with some yahoo from the sticks.
    1920s
  • Yahoo!
    ( int ) An interjection of happy surprise. Yahoo! Mama won the jackpot!
    1970s
  • yahtzee
    ( n ) An ugly female (offensive). Don't look now but that yahtzee over there is eyeing you, Bert.
    1990s
  • yeah
    ( adv ) Yes, a positive answer. Yeah, I'm going to the football game.
    1900s
  • yegg
    ( n ) Safe-cracker, a crook. Marvin hired some yegg to do his dirty work for him.
    1900s
  • yep
    ( adv ) Yes, a positive answer. Yep, I really like okra.
    1890s
  • yes way
    ( adv ) But it is possible (only after 'No way') Yes way! Your tongue won't stick to that frozen steel pole.
    1980s
  • yessir
    ( adv ) Yes, a positive answer. Yessir, that lady is my wife.
    1910s
  • Yikes!
    ( int ) Interjection of surprise. Yikes! That was a close call!
    1930s
  • Yo!
    ( int ) An interjection of greeting. Yo, bro! What's up?
    1990s
  • yokel
    ( n ) A clumsy, unsophisticated person from the country. Who was that yokel I saw Leticia White out with last week?
    1810s
  • you know
    ( int ) Speech punctuation. Then he ran out, you know, and then he, you know, wanted us to take him home.
    1940s
  • you're toast!
    ( phr ) In deep trouble. You do that and you're toast!
    1980s
  • yuck
    ( n ) A stupid or foolish person. The yucks who chose the TV shows don't know what they are doing.
    1940s
  • yuck
    ( v ) To laught. When I came in he was yucking it up with your girlfriend.
    1960s
  • yuck
    ( n ) A laugh, a joke. C'mon, we'll have some yucks at the party.
    1960s
  • Yuck!
    ( int ) An interjection of disgust. Yuck! How could you pick your nose in a restaurant!
    1970s
  • yucky
    ( adj ) Bad, disgusting. This food tastes yucky.
    1970s
  • yummy
    ( adj ) Delicious, pleasing. Peanut butter and tuna is yummy.
    1970s
  • yutz
    ( n ) A foolish, disagreeable person. The yutz threw up on the principal as he took his diploma at graduation.
    1970s

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