Yada Yada Yada Definition

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

Origin of Yada Yada Yada

  • American, origin unclear, perhaps onomatopoeic of blather; perhaps adaptation of dialectal speech, perhaps from yatata or yatter. Various variant forms appear in the US 1940s-60s; for example, the 1947 American musical Allegro by Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers contains a song called “Yatata, Yatata, Yatata," about cocktail party chatter; see talk page for additional citations.

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  • Popularized in the United States in the late 1990s by TV show Seinfeld, where it appears as a catchphrase, initially in Season 8, Episode 19, entitled “The Yada Yada", originally aired on April 24, 1997, which centers around the phrase (in the duplicative “yada yada" form).

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  • Sometimes popularly attributed to Yiddish, but this is dismissed by etymologists.

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