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1. A polite affirmative response. A: "Ma'am? Would you like some more coffee?" B: "Yes, please. Thank you so much."
2. An emphatic or humorous affirmative response. A: "Wanna go to the mall with me?" B: "Yes, please! I am so over this algebra homework. You mean I get the chance to skip class and take a tour of a chocolate factory? Um, yes, please!
See also: please
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interj. Absolutely yes! (Always with a special intonation that holds the y on a higher pitch and then drops the pitch sharply. The word itself is not slang, but the word with this intonation is part of many slang contexts.) Yes! Exactly right!
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