yup

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See also: yúp and YUP

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

yup ‎(plural yups)

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (informal) A yes; an affirmative answer.
    • 1981, Patrick F. McManus & ‎Jack Samson, A Fine and Pleasant Misery, ISBN 1466809396, page 196:
      One was either a Yup or a Nope, depending upon his answer to that age-old question, "Gotcher deer yet?" I, of course, was still a Nope. Although Yups and Nopes looked pretty much alike they were as different as mallards from mongooses.
    • 1984, Graduating engineer, Volumes 6-7 (page 147)
      But you positively must have much, much more than the laconic "yups" and "nups" of the John Waynes and Gary Coopers...
    • 2003, Susie Moloney, The Dwelling (page 278)
      Petey's end was all yups and nopes. And an okay.
    • 2015, Sarah Price, Second Chances: An Amish Retelling of Jane Austen's Persuasion, ISBN 1629982393:
      His hands moved, gesturing towards the two bidders, enticing them to raise their stakes against each other, as he chanted a litany of numbers followed by “going once, going twice” only to be followed by a resounding “yup” as he turned, alternately, towards each of the two men.
  2. A yuppie.
    • 2008, Jeff Gordinier, X Saves the World, ISBN 1440639612:
      What we have these days is a diverse spectrum of yuppiness: guppies, buppies, indie yups, paleo-yups, luxe yups, schlub yups, dharma yups, tyro yups, crypto-yups.
    • 2010, Dennis Lehane, Mystic River, ISBN 0748124799:
      He idled at a red light, saw two yups in matching cranberry crewnecks and khaki cargo shorts sitting on the pavement outside what used to be Primo's Pizza.

Antonyms[edit]

  • (informal: a yes): nope

Interjection[edit]

yup

  1. (informal) Yes.

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Catacao[edit]

Noun[edit]

yup

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Čestmír Loukotka, ‎Johannes Wilbert (editor), Classification of South American Indian Languages (1968, Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California), page(s) 261

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

yup m ‎(plural yuppen, diminutive yupje n)

  1. yuppie (young upwardly mobile urban professional person)