yip·​pee | \ ˈyi-pē How to pronounce yippee (audio) \

Definition of yippee

used to express exuberant delight or triumph

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Examples of yippee in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of yippee

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of yippee was in 1906

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“Yippee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yippee. Accessed 31 Mar. 2020.

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informal + old-fashioned used to express delight or joy

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