Definition of yeti noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈjeti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjeti//
(also Abominable Snowman)
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a large creature like a bear or a man covered with hair, that some people believe lives in the Himalayan mountains Word Origin 1930s: from Tibetan yeh-teh ‘little manlike animal’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: yeti