Definition of yaar in English:

yaar

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Pronunciation: /jɑː
 
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noun

Indian informal
A friendly form of address: chuck me a cigarette, yaar ‘Arré please yaar, why harass an old man?’
More example sentences
  • ‘Highly improbable story, yaar,’ one youth tells his mates as they leave the cinema hall, and I stifle a wry smile.
  • As Aamir Khan says in Dil Chahta Hai, ‘It's serious, yaar!’
  • Arrey yaar… you planning to take Mrs. Gupta to the dance or what?

Origin

via Hindi from Arabic yar 'friend'.

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