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yada yada

noun ya·da ya·da \ˈyä-də-ˈyä-də\\-ˈyä-də\

Simple Definition of yada yada

  • : talk or language that is boring or that offers little information

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of yada yada

  1. :  boring or empty talk <listening to a lot of yada yada about the economy> —often used interjectionally especially in recounting words regarded as too dull or predictable to be worth repeating

Examples of yada yada in a sentence

  1. They had to listen to the usual yada yada about bike safety.



Variants of yada yada

or yadda yadda \ˈyä-də-ˈyä-də\ or yada yada yada or yadda yadda yadda \-ˈyä-də\

Origin of yada yada

alteration of earlier yatata idle chatter, probably ultimately from British dialect and argot yatter-yatter to chatter, of imitative origin


First Known Use: 1980


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