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synonyms for yay

  • cheer
  • encouragement
  • whoopee
  • yell
  • hip-hip
  • hurray
  • huzza
  • rah-rah
  • three cheers
  • yippee
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How to use yay in a sentence

AOC’s red-carpet appearance received a healthy mix of yay and nay votes from commentators on all sides.
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"Yay; I hear both on ye," said the gentle old mother with a half smile.
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As he lifted his foot to take the last step he closed his eyes, as the yay had bidden him.
THE MOUNTAIN CHANT, A NAVAJO CEREMONYWASHINGTON MATTHEWS
At the bottom of the valley they came to a great hole in the ground; the yay pointed in and again led the way.
THE MOUNTAIN CHANT, A NAVAJO CEREMONYWASHINGTON MATTHEWS
Then the yay showed him the shortest road to take and bade him return to his people.
THE MOUNTAIN CHANT, A NAVAJO CEREMONYWASHINGTON MATTHEWS
In the northeast is seen the yay, Niltci, who accompanied the Navajo prophet to the home of the snakes.
THE MOUNTAIN CHANT, A NAVAJO CEREMONYWASHINGTON MATTHEWS
On the head of each yay is an eagle plume lying horizontally and pointing to the right.
THE MOUNTAIN CHANT, A NAVAJO CEREMONYWASHINGTON MATTHEWS
Simultaneously, a low and cautious voice sounded from the yard outside, "Yay, Penrod!"
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One of the builders of Bu-yay′-yĕng, an a′-to adjoining Cha-kong′, and also one of the newer ones, was Ba-la-ge′.
THE BONTOC IGOROTALBERT ERNEST JENKS
It seems from this evidence that the a′-to Bu-yay′-yĕng was built about one hundred and fifty years ago.
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WORDS RELATED TO YAY

  • cheer
  • encouragement
  • hip-hip
  • hurray
  • huzza
  • rah-rah
  • three cheers
  • whoopee
  • yay
  • yell
  • yippee
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.