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yada yada yada

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English

Etymology

Origin unclear, perhaps ononomatopoetic of blather; perhaps adaptation of dialectal speech.

Alternative spellings

  • yada, yada, yada
  • yadda yadda yadda
  • yadda, yadda, yadda

Phrase

yada yada yada (or yada, yada, yada)

  1. And so on; and so forth.
  2. (less commonly): blah blah blah.

Usage notes

Normally used mid-sentence.

  1. They’re no good, the lot of them—Yaddeyahdah—They're animals! —Lenny Bruce

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