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Definition of booyah


  • exclamation of happiness, being excited, or feeling overwhelmed.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by nenad from Canada on Sep 05 1998.

  • Exclamation of success, often with accompanying standard body action (virtical forarm, clenched fist, elbow at 90 degrees.. then pump down... BOOYAH!. got it?) Used all over. Made popular by the Simpsons.
    You mean it worked? BOOYAH!

    Last edited on Jan 10 2000. Submitted by Noah B. from Vancouver, BC, Canada on Jan 10 2000.

  • an interjection used to express sudden joy or success, usually as a manner of boasting or asserting of one's dominance in a given situation.

    Last edited on Mar 05 2000. Submitted by Jeff Y. from Merchantville, NJ, USA on Mar 05 2000.

  • Expression meaning I told you so, or don't even go there. Can be followed by another slang term "talk to the hand!".
    I told you that you were wrong... Booya!

    Last edited on Feb 22 2002. Submitted by Monica M. from San Francisco, CA, USA on Feb 22 2002.

  • adjective. Usually said after getting the upper hand on someone, could be used in a sentence to warn a person that you may get the upper hand on them. Michael J. Fox, in and episode of Spin City says "booyah" after making a witty remark. Ali G says a variant of the word "booyakasha." Origin may go back further.
    Don't make me booyah your ass.

    Last edited on Aug 23 2002. Submitted by Van L. from Sydney, NSW, Australia on Aug 23 2002.

  • hell yeah, excellent.
    I made the football team, boo yah!

    Last edited on Sep 18 2002. Submitted by matt o'connell from Abington, PA, USA on Sep 18 2002.

  • Exciting or intense. When used in reference to a woman, intensely sexually attractive (although not necessarily pretty in appearance).
    That party is raging booyah!

    Last edited on Oct 24 2002. Submitted by Nick L. from Charlottesville, VA, USA on Oct 24 2002.

  • An exclamation used to denote victory, usually at the expense of another. An indication that you have taken the lead in a contest of one-upmanship.
    Booyah grandma!

    Last edited on Jan 23 2003. Submitted by Steven V. from Thornton, CO, USA on Jan 23 2003.


  • excellent.
    That grass is booyah.

    Last edited on Sep 19 2004. Submitted by David C. on Sep 19 2004.

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