y'know

pronunciation spelling
\ yə-ˈnō How to pronounce y'know (audio) \

Definition of y'know

used for "you know" in informal speech and in representations of such speech The following five dishes taste great and take no time, so you can retain your party bragging rights and, y'know, actually relax.— Hannah SparksHis vintage bottle of wine was dusty because he was saving it. Y'know, for a special occasion.— Sheryl Nadler

First Known Use of y'know

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Y'know.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/y%27know. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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