15+ Slang Words For Yeah (And How To Use Them)

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)

Absolutely

Meaning:

  • (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.

Agreed

Meaning:

  • ((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

Meaning:

  • (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”.

Alright

Meaning:

  • (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.

Definitely

Meaning:

  • (Interjection) Expressed to emphasize certainty  
  • Example: Person 1: Will you not tell others our secret? Person 2: Definitely! Your secret is safe with me.

Exactly

Meaning:

  • (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.

Fine

Meaning:

  • (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. 

Game

Meaning:

  • (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.

I’m in

Meaning:

  • (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. 

Okay

Meaning:

  • (Expression) Used to show acknowledgment and agreement. 
  • Example: Person 1: I have one more movie ticket, will you go with me? Person 2: Okay! 

Right

Meaning:

  • (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.

Roger

Meaning:

  • (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.

Sure

Meaning:

  • (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. 

Totally

Meaning:

  • (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.

Yep

Meaning:

  • (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.

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