you-all

pronoun
\ yü-ˈȯl How to pronounce you-all (audio) , ˈyü-ˌȯl; ˈyȯl \
variants: or \ ˈyȯl How to pronounce y'all (audio) \

Definition of you-all

chiefly Southern
: you usually used in addressing two or more persons

First Known Use of you-all

1631, in the meaning defined above

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“You-all.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/you-all. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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you-all

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English Language Learners Definition of you-all

US, informal used mainly in speech in the Southern U.S. to address two or more people

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