yippee

interjection yip·pee \ ˈyi-pē \
used to express exuberant delight or triumph

Examples of yippee in a Sentence

  1. she took one look at the new car in the driveway and exclaimed, “Yippee!”

First Known Use of yippee

1906

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yippee Synonyms

Synonyms

glory (or glory be), ha (or hah), hallelujah, hey, hooray (also hurrah), hot dog, huzzah, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, whoopee, yahoo;

Near Antonyms

alack, alas, aw, boo;

Related Words

wow, zowie;

ooh;

gee, gee whiz, gosh;


YIPPEE Defined for English Language Learners

yippee

  • —used to express delight or joy



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