Definition of nyah in English:

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nyah

Pronunciation: /nya/ /nyä/

Entry from US English dictionary

exclamation

Used to express the speaker’s feeling of superiority or contempt for another: I won the gold and she did.n’t Nyah, nyah, nyah
More example sentences
  • It's a genuine pleasure today to look back at said hysterics and say, in a polite, mature, and understanding manner, ‘Nyah, nyah!’
  • But I'll also confess there's a great ‘nyah, nyah!’ factor, too.
  • Try to rise above a sandbox-level of ‘You're stupid, nyah!’

Origin

Early 20th century: imitative of a child's reduplicated phrase used in taunting.

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Syllabification: nyah

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