: you are

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of you're was circa 1590

Cite this Entry

“You're.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


yər How to pronounce you're (audio)
: you are

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