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

Definition of yep

: yes

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Synonyms & Antonyms for yep


all right, alright, aye (also ay), exactly, OK (or okay), okeydoke (or okeydokey), yea, yeah, yes, yo


nay, no, no way, scarcely

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Examples of yep in a Sentence

“That's really what she said?” “Yep

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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,, "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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The first known use of yep was in 1882

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