yé-yé: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ye'ye'), [key]
— adj. Informal.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the rock-'n'-roll music, fashions, entertainment, etc., of the 1960s, esp. in France.
  2. of or pertaining to the people associated with these trends.
  3. having exuberance, optimism, and enthusiasm for current fads, as a teenager or young adult.
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