yep

adverb
\ ˈyep How to pronounce yep (audio) or with glottal stop instead of p \
variants: or \ ˈyəp How to pronounce yup (audio) \

Definition of yep

informal
: yes "Ready to go?" "Yep." "… Will you give me a receipt?" "Yep."— Theodore Dreiser "Daddy, did you get the tickets to the game?" "Yup, got 'em right here," …— Mako Idemitsu After no buildup or hint that Schumer was getting married, she posted a simple "Yup" and a wedding photo on her Instagram.— Gina Ragusa

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Examples of yep in a Sentence

“That's really what she said?” “Yep
Recent Examples on the Web James had 15 rebounds, seven assists and, yep, 45 points as the Cavaliers won 105-101. Pete Grathoff, kansascity, "'My QB is a prophet' Patrick Mahomes correctly predicts LeBron's scoring total | The Kansas City Star," 30 Apr. 2018 Yep - the new head coach at Texas came to Ohio State's graduation. Doug Lesmerises, cleveland.com, "Cardale Jones - from playing school to graduating from Ohio State - got it right: Doug Lesmerises," 9 May 2017

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First Known Use of yep

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yep

by alteration

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Last Updated

27 Apr 2020

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“Yep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yep. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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