What is another word for yay?

Pronunciation: [jˈe͡ɪ] (IPA)

Yay, also known as hurrah or hooray, is typically used as an expression of approval, excitement, or joy. Other synonyms for yay include woo hoo, yippee, woohoo, yahoo, whoopee, and huzzah. These words are often used in celebratory contexts, such as after achieving a goal or receiving good news. Additionally, expressions like "awesome," "fantastic," and "amazing" can also be used as substitutes for yay when expressing positive sentiment. Whatever term you choose, the underlying sentiment remains the same: excitement and joy for a positive outcome or experience. So, if you're feeling happy, go ahead and let out a hearty yay or one of its many synonyms!

Synonyms for Yay:

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What are the hypernyms for Yay?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Yay?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for yay (as nouns)

    • communication
      tai.

Usage examples for Yay

At this moment a shout was heard from the alley, "yay, Penrod!"
"Penrod and Sam"
Booth Tarkington
Simultaneously, a low and cautious voice sounded from the yard outside, "yay, Penrod!"
"Penrod and Sam"
Booth Tarkington
We can do lots more things-" "yay!"
"Penrod and Sam"
Booth Tarkington

Famous quotes with Yay

  • Well, we run my ship differently. Any offer that comes in, I yay or nay it, no matter how insane it is. Like, if someone asks me if I'm interested in doing a porn film, the answer to that is going to be no, but it comes to me anyway. I'm responsible for making the call.
    Henry Rollins

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