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(n.) An abbreviation for "You Know Who," used as a couched euphemism for Jews, in order to avoid a career-destroying charge of 'anti-semitism.'
Example 1: Did you hear? A couple of YKW are spending a lot of money on the 2012 election. George Soros is banking Obama and Sheldon Adelson is the Republican sugar daddy. Yeah, both a couple of YKW.

Example 2: Yeah, man, Mel Gibson made a couple of great, wildly profitable movies, but he doesn't work much in Hollywood anymore. He pissed off the YKW.
by Hizzyman June 25, 2012
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An acronym for "You Know What". For the people who are too lazy to type the simple 'you know what'.
Person 1: "Ashley said that you smell like crap"
Person 2: "YKW, I don't care..."
by jerseyshorefan(: September 03, 2010
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An acronym for "You Know What" aka the best comeback to use that completely throws the other person off.
Person 1: You're wrong. If a tree falls and nobody's there to hear it, then it does make a sound.

Person 2: ykw
Person 1: What?
Person 2: Exactly.
by you know what? bye April 20, 2011
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Abbreviation for "You Know Who" when you want to talk smack about a boss over your work email.
YKW is pissing me off today. YKW is like a dragon slayer. I hate YKW.
by sallypally June 09, 2009
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