Definition of yeah exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//jeə//
; NAmE NAmE//jeə//
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  • yes
  • Idioms used when you are commenting on what somebody has just said ‘We're off to France soon.’ ‘Oh yeah? When's that?’ ‘I'm going to be rich one day.’ ‘Oh yeah?’ (= I don't believe you.) used to say that you do not believe what somebody has just said, disagree with it, or are not interested in it ‘You'll be fine.’ ‘Yeah, right.’
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: yeah