1. the extremely desperate form of "why?"
*note: sounds most eloquent when spoken with an accent, i.e. a southern accent
teacher:"what did you learn about pygmy goats, from the article you read?"
student:"well, they are small..."
teacher:"yes, but whyyy are they small?"
student:"ummm... i dunno. because of their genes?"
teacher:"yes, that's true. but, whyyy??? what about their genes makes them small?"