yada, yada, yada
yada, yada(, yada)
1. slang Used to summarize, characterize, or represent information or chatter that one finds boring, trivial, or unnecessary. The phrase was popularized by the television show Seinfeld in the 1990s. Sometimes spelled "yadda, yadda, yadda." So then I ran into my friend, Sarah. Sarah and I went to high school together, and we were really good friends until we had a bit of a falling out. Yada, yada, yada, the point is that I haven't seen her in a long time. A: "You've got to be absolutely sure you have this latch—" B: "Secured, or else it could come loose on the road, and that would be bad, yadda, yadda, I know." A: "Did you make sure read the End User's License Agreement?" B: "Who ever reads those things? It's always just the same yada, yada."
2. slang By extension, et cetera; so on and so forth. A: "What are you up to tonight?" B: "Not much. Dinner, homework, yada, yada. How about you?" There were all sorts of things stuck in that attic—old furniture, dolls' houses, broken appliances, yada, yada, yada.
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yada, yada, yadaand Y3
phr. & comp. abb. talk, talk, talk. (see also yatata-yatata.) Y3. What utter B.S.
See also: yada
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