Quick Answer: Is It Rude To Say Yeah?

Why do people say oh yeah?

Oh-yeah definitions (informal, slang) Used to indicate agreement, often sarcastically.

(informal, slang) Used to introduce a refutation, sometimes sarcastically..

Is yeah a slang word?

It’s slang. It means “yes” or “whatever.” Sometimes we even use it with “so” to make it even more casual (or obnoxious), “Yeah, so, I was bored.” Big freakin’ deal.

Is it bad to say yeah Instead of yes?

There’s nothing rude about “yeah”. It’s the normal affirmative word in English and all native speakers use it, even those who complain about it. In “yeah right”, using “yeah” is mandatory. You can’t replace it with “yes” in this instance.

Does yeah mean happy?

Yeah is casual form of yes. Yay, a homophone of yea, is an exclamation that signals joy or happiness.

What does Yesh mean in texting?

Yes.

What is difference between yeah and yes?

As interjections the difference between yeah and yes is that yeah is expressing joy, celebration, glee, etc while yes is used to express pleasure, joy, or great excitement.

What does *-* mean in texting?

“In Love” is the most common definition for *_* on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

What is YES in Old English?

Yes is a very old word. It entered English before 900 and comes from the Old English word gese loosely meaning “be it.” Before the 1600s, yes was often used only as an affirmative to a negative question, and yea was used as the all-purpose way to say “yes.”

How do you say yes in a flirty way?

Funny Ways to Say “Yes”As long as I’m alive.You’re not giving me that much of a choice, huh?Then, let’s seal it with a kiss.Just be sure to pay me back later.Just be sure that we won’t get caught.Life’s too short to be saying no.Who put you up to this? Tell me!Kiss my butt first.More items…•

How do you say no politely?

Here are 10 ways for you to say ‘NO’ in a polite manner:I’m honoured but I can’t..I wish there were two of me.Sorry, I’m booked into something else right now.Sadly, I have something else.No, thank you but it sounds lovely, so next time.I’m not taking anything else right now.More items…•

Is it unprofessional to say yeah?

Can it be used for a professional conversation? … Yeah, it’s not the most professional way to say something, and yeah yeah yeah I wouldn’t include it on a legal form, but at the same time, yeah is completely professional.

What does it mean to say yeah?

Yea can be used as an informal adverb meaning “yes” or “to affirm,” or as a noun to indicate an affirmative vote. When used in a vote, yea can be pronounced like “yay.”

What can I say instead of yeah?

InformalYes.Ya.Yep.Yup.YAAAAAS.Totally.Totes.Sure.More items…•

Is Yep dismissive?

7 Answers. You are correct that “yeah” and “yep” are informal variants of “yes.” In conversation among friends, any form is appropriate, but “yep” has a slightly dismissive tone.

What is the reply of sure?

Interjection. (informal) A polite reply to thank you. “Thanks a lot for your help.” / “Sure thing!” An affirmative reply; yes; certainly.

Why do people say yeah Instead of yes?

It comes from the German “Ja”. It is more acceptable in informal situations. In formal situations, it is bettter to use “yes”. But really, only grammar snobs care.

Is sure rude?

Usually it means the person didn’t understand the question and instead of asking for clarity or for the question to be repeated they would say “sure”. This is why it could be considered rude because the person is discounting what was said and doesn’t take the time to ask that what they missed be repeated.

What is a fancy word for yes?

SYNONYMS. all right, alright, very well, of course, by all means, sure, certainly, absolutely, indeed, affirmative, in the affirmative, agreed, roger. Scottish, Northern English archaic aye. aye aye. informal yeah, yah, yep, yup, uh-huh, okay, OK, okey-dokey, okey-doke.