interjection Date: 1914 — used to express exuberant delight or triumph

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  • yippee — interjection of pleasure, etc., 1920 …   Etymology dictionary

  • yippee — ► EXCLAMATION ▪ expressing wild excitement or delight …   English terms dictionary

  • yippee — [yip′ē] interj. used to express joy, delight, triumph, etc. with great excitement …   English World dictionary

  • yippee — interjection /ˌjɪˈpi/ Used to express joy or elation. Youll understand, though, if I dont jump up and down and yell Yippee! Syn: whoopee, yay, yeah, whee …   Wiktionary

  • yippee — [[t]jɪ̱pi͟ː[/t]] EXCLAM People sometimes shout yippee when they are very pleased or excited …   English dictionary

  • yippee — /yip ee, yip ee /, interj. (an exclamation used to express joy, exultation, or the like.) [1910 15, Amer.; expressive word of uncert. orig.; Compare ee in WHOOPEE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Yippee — exclamation used to express joy, pleasure, etc …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • yippee — Australian Slang exclamation used to express joy, pleasure, etc …   English dialects glossary

  • yippee — yip|pee [jıˈpi: US ˈjıpi] interjection [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: From the sound made by an excited person] used when you are very pleased or excited about something = ↑hurray …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • yippee — yip|pee [ jı pi ] interjection an expression of happiness and excitement. This word is used mainly by children …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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