Definition of ying–yang
up the ying–yangless commonly
out the ying–yangUS slang
: in very large amounts : in excess When you have money up the ying-yang, you have go-fers, and you send them. — Neil Steinberg, The Chicago Sun-Times, 27 Jan. 2015 “There are transitional fossils out the ying-yang,” says Eugenie Scott, executive director of the National Center for Science Education. — Josh Tyrangiel, Time, 10 June 2000
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Origin and Etymology of ying–yang
earlier also “penis, coitus,” reduplicative expressive compound (with similar phonetic components as in earlier ding-dong, dong “penis,” wang, whang “penis”)
First Known Use: 1968See Words from the same year
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