Definition of "y'all" [y'all]

  • Chiefly Southern U.S. Variant of you-all. See Regional Note at you-all. (pronoun)
  • All of you (pronoun)

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Use "y'all" in a sentence
  • "Now, despite my nigh-on bilingual skills, I'm going to be honest with you and admit that my knowledge of country music pretty much begins and ends with the word y'all."
  • "Friday Night Lights fans, be warned: Britton's supportive, "y'all"-spouting housewife does not live here."
  • ""All y'all" - that just warms the cockles of my eastern elitist heart."