yup
Pronunciation Noun

yup (plural yups)

  1. (informal) A yes; an affirmative answer.
    • 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.
Synonyms Antonyms
  • (informal: a yes) nope
Interjection
  1. (informal) Yes.
Translations Noun

yup (plural yups)

  1. (informal) Clipping of yuppie#English|yuppie.
    • 2013, Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge, Vintage 2014, p. 448:
      Maxine has joined her sister Brooke's state-of-the-art health club Megareps around the corner but isn't quite used yet to this nightly spectacle of yups on treadmills, plodding to nowhere while watching CNN or the sports channels […]

YUP
Proper noun
  1. Initialism of Yale University Press
Noun

yup (plural yups)

  1. Initialism of young urban professional
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