If the modern English language had an ace, it would have to be the word “yeah”. Yeah is such an all-around term for agreement (the classic yeah), emphatic interjection (yeah!), harmless go-on question (yeah?), and even as an obvious sign of reluctance (yeah…?). Below are more slang words for yeah to make your conversations clearer
Slang Words for Yeah (in Alphabetical Order)
- (Interjection) To have totally cleared boundaries or other constraints.
- Example: Person 1: Will you be free this weekend for a party? Person 2: Absolutely! Name the time and the place.
- ((Verb) Showing acceptance or giving out consent
- Example: Person 1: People should not only wear pink on Tuesdays but on any day they feel like it. Person 2: Agreed.
A hundred percent
- (idiom) A slang term that morphed into an emoji depicting absolute agreement.
- Example: Person 1: Leonardo DiCaprio is the best actor of all time. Person 2: A hundred percent; he totally made me cry during “Titanic”.
- (Exclamation) Recognizing statements to get along or continue the conversation.
- Example: Person 1: Just tell me who your crush is already. Person 2: Alright, I’ll tell you during recess.
- (Interjection) Expressed to emphasize certainty
- Example: Person 1: Will you not tell others our secret? Person 2: Definitely! Your secret is safe with me.
- (Interjection) Used to point out a strong argument.
- Example: Person 1: If the earth was flat, we could have reached the edge. Person 2: Exactly! Instead, we have complex ocean current routes.
- (Adverb) Expressed to show some extent of satisfaction
- Example: Person 1: How are you doing with the real estate business? Person 2: Fine, I guess. The sales are not really constant during the pandemic.
- (Verb) Informally used to accept invitations
- Example: Person 1: We’re having pizza and drinks for tomorrow’s NBA finals. You want to come? Person 2: Game! I’ll bring dessert.
- (Expression) Showing interest in invitations or group activities.
- Example: Person 1: Do you want to join the admin committee? We get free coffee every day. Person 2: I’m in.
- (Expression) Used to show acknowledgment and agreement.
- Example: Person 1: I have one more movie ticket, will you go with me? Person 2: Okay!
- (Expression) Indicating recognition of statements or actions..
- Example: Person 1: You should have closed the door when you left. Person 2: Right, that is office courtesy.
- (Expression) Recognizing and understanding the passed message..
- Example: Person 1: You should be at the station by 4 PM. Person 2: Roger that. Will be there.
- (Expression) Used to express assurance.
- Example: Person 1: Are you certain we can make it by noon? Person 2: Sure, traffic situation in this area is not that bad during that time.
- (Interjection) Expressing complete agreement.
- Example: Person 1: People should be mindful where they are throwing their trash. Person 2: Totally! What goes around comes around.
- (Expression) An informal way of saying yes and yeah
- Example: Person 1: You were assigned to wash the dishes, right? Person 2: Yep and I would do them in 30 minutes.