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PronunciationEdit

  • (General American) IPA(key): /jɛə̯ ɹaɪt/, /jæ ɹaɪt/, (disbelief) [jɛə̯˥˨ ɹaɪt˥˩], (affirmative) [jɛə̯˥˧ (.) ɹaɪt˥˧], (disbelief) [jæə̯˥˨ ɹaɪt˥˩], (affirmative) [jæə̯˥˧ (.) ɹaɪt˥˧]
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InterjectionEdit

yeah, right

  1. (idiomatic, emphatic, colloquial) A sarcastic expression of disbelief.
    Your dog ate your homework? Yeah, right.
  2. (colloquial, literally) Correct; affirmative; yes; yes, that is correct.
    • 2007 Matthew B.J. Delaney, Jinn: A Novel:
      “You were watching the front.”
      “Oh yeah, right. So I'm watching the front, and I hear this commotion upstairs. So as I'm looking up, something catches my eye.”

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