yea-forsooth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From yea +‎ forsooth.

Adjective[edit]

yea-forsooth (comparative more yea-forsooth, superlative most yea-forsooth)

  1. (archaic) Pertaining to or indicative of one who says yea and forsooth; not belonging to genteel society.
    A rascally yea-forsooth knave ― Shakespeare.