Definitions For Yous


Third-person singular simple present indicative form of you


Plural of you


{{en-pronoun}} (dialectal, chiefly, AU, NZ, South Africa, New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Boston, New England, Northeastern United States, Chicago, Cincinnati, Liverpool, Cape Breton, Ireland, Scotland, Michigan, Teesside) you, you (plural). from 19th c. (dialectal) you, you (singular).

Usage notes

Yous(e) as a plural is found mainly in (Northern) england, scotland, ireland, australia, new zealand, south africa, northern Nova Scotia, parts of ontario in Canada and parts of the northeastern united states (especially areas like Boston where there was historically Irish immigration) and in Mexican-American communities in the southwest. It also occurs in Scouse. Yous(e) as a singular is found in philadelphia, new york, boston, cincinnati and scattered throughout working class italian-american communities in the rust belt.


see the list of other second-person pronouns in you

Alternative forms

{{qualifier, pronoun}} youse, youze


from you + s


{{en-det}} (dialect) The group spoken or written to. : What are yous kids doing?

Is Yous a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) NO
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary NO

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The word Yous is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

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