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What does 'yep' mean, exactly?

Q:

  What does 'yep' really mean?

Does it mean "Yes, thank you for telling me, i understand?"

Does it mean "I don't understand a single thing you just said, but I'm polite and you seem to like the sound of your own voice, so please keep going?"

Or does it mean "I already knew that. You've just wasted your breath talking to me. Shut up in future, big nose."

A:

  Yep





'Marcus' on Thu, 22 Jun 2006 10:28:00 GMT, sez:

Love it - that is spot on.
Yep



'Greg Robinson' on Thu, 22 Jun 2006 13:49:55 GMT, sez:

What does "uh huh" mean?



'mr. journyx' on Thu, 22 Jun 2006 16:02:01 GMT, sez:

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'Craig' on Mon, 26 Jun 2006 13:04:40 GMT, sez:

Yep, or yup, depending on where abouts you happen to hail from, means just about anything you want it to. Your three examples are probably the top three forms of usage.

I think that you forgot the following though:

"I hear you talking. I'm not actually listening but I thought that I would fill the empty spaces in your monologue just to keep a flow going. Please do not construe this as meaning that I have agreed to wear a puffy pirate shirt in public."

Inflection is everything.



'Eric D. Burdo' on Thu, 29 Jun 2006 10:11:47 GMT, sez:

If your from my neck o'the woods, it is:

Ayuh... (pronounced i - yuh).

Something to do with too many folks from Canada cross-breeding with folks from Maine.



'game wallpapers' on Tue, 23 Jan 2007 17:44:24 GMT, sez:

"Yep, or yup, depending on where abouts you happen to hail from, means just about anything you want it to."

so that means all 3 above are true?



'adad' on Mon, 19 Feb 2007 20:57:20 GMT, sez:

and what the fuck mean "wtf"?



'daniel' on Wed, 21 Feb 2007 11:40:25 GMT, sez:

Hey, I thought yep means yes..
the 3th version is really friendfully.
I have got relatives in the USA,and they told me yep means yes.But why did they do it,if its not means yes.Im confused.
You know,I'm from europe,and here in the schools,the teachers talk about just the verbs,and etc,not about "slang"



'malayalam' on Thu, 08 May 2008 03:27:41 GMT, sez:

meaning in malayalam language - yep
http://www.malayalamsearch.com



'Kate' on Thu, 29 Jan 2009 01:34:43 GMT, sez:

When I hear "yep," I think the person saying it is an imbecile. Usually uneducated or undisciplined people say yep or more commonly "yep yep yep."

Usually it means they are not listening because their minds are going a million miles per hour contemplating garbage and so the yep is their placeholder in the conversation.

It's also a bit dismissive.



'Zack' on Sun, 27 Sep 2009 01:48:26 GMT, sez:

i thougt yup meant yea



'Lucas' on Thu, 31 Dec 2009 10:06:18 GMT, sez:

Pretty much a lazy form of "yes".

Maybe could be use just like "Yes, it is" or "Correct", but in a more informal, somewhat lazy way, sometimes a bit sarcastic.

"So, he won the Nobel Peace Prize after sending more soldiers to Afghanistan...?"

"Yep/Yup."



'Tim' on Tue, 05 Jan 2010 05:42:59 GMT, sez:

Yep that's what most people say but only after someone else gives me a second Opinion Its cool, everything fine or say anything to make me laugh or puke But I know I don't say that because It makes no sense but theirs always lighta t the end of the tunnel, I put it.



'http://' on Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:05:08 GMT, sez:

what is final answer ?



'http://' on Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:05:12 GMT, sez:

what is final answer ?



'Aishwarya' on Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:07:48 GMT, sez:

what is the conclussion and what's the final answer?



'satti' on Fri, 04 Mar 2011 08:02:22 GMT, sez:

damn word.., means yes



'Jamie' on Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:52:15 GMT, sez:

I'm having a hard time understanding "yep" when it's not used in an actual conversation.

It bothers me when I hear it from someone walking behind me...I know it's weird...I thought maybe they're in their own thoughts or they have nothing better to say because no one's talking to them in that moment.

What do you think about my situation?



'mikeyoyo' on Sun, 18 Mar 2012 02:36:41 GMT, sez:

it means "yes" --- that is all.



'tomyaa' on Fri, 15 Feb 2013 04:16:30 GMT, sez:

wht is mean ptchu ptchu. ,



'lb' on Fri, 15 Feb 2013 04:20:55 GMT, sez:

@tomyaa
ptchu ptchu sounds like laser guns?



'jeni' on Wed, 08 May 2013 05:38:09 GMT, sez:

Is it a combination of yes please shortened and run together .... Just a thought




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