A southern contraction turned into a pop culture slang. To people in the south "yall" is used to distinguish themselves as southern so not to be confused with New Yorkers or otherwise "Yankee bastards" despite the obvious distinction in accents. In the north "yall" is used as a comedy staple to stereotype what yankees refer to as "idiots" and otherwise "ignorant rednecks."

In popular culture, "yall" carries the same stereotype as the northern taboo only it grants several comedians the ability to mock and otherwise satirize their own culture such as Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy.
"Yall wanna come to Herbert's field and go cow tippin'?"
by Slayzar May 29, 2007

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Stands for you all. pretty much all southerners use it. "all y'all" and "all of yall" are both correct. I'm from houson and I use y'all all the time, even though I went to Yale
What are y'all doin' tonight?
by Chris90 February 17, 2006

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A way southerners say "you all" but it's much better and cooler.

Southerners originally invented the word, but now it has been copied by rappers, because even they know it's cooler (rappers are dumbasses.)

northerners consider themselves better, and smarter than southerners for not using this word, but all that not using it really does is makes them seem like
nerds/douchebags.
Hey yall.
by jpick012 September 01, 2008

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Y'all is a Southern-Created contraction of, "You," and, "All." Often misspelled, "Ya'll," which is so plainly uncorrect. The 'a' isn't a part of 'you'! I mean, that's like, 'i'ts' the 'T' being a part of 'is'!
Y'all come back now, y'hear!

Haven't y'all clicked the link to my name yet to see my other definitions?!
by Leiko October 05, 2004

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(noun, plural and possessive) Possession or ownership by two or more persons.
Derived from you + all, similar to yourns'
'S that there stuff y'all's?
by Tagg February 09, 2007

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Y'all is the contractive of 'you all'

It is plural, refering to two or more people. If you use it to refer to one person you will sound ignorant and any nearby Southern will know that you are not really from around those parts.

Very common in the South, it is rare to find someone (excluding Florida, and that's only because of all the Yankees down there) that doesn't use y'all.

Saying y'all makes so much more sense than the ever-popular you guys, you guyses, or even you all. It is much shorter and gets the point across much faster. And takes less breath.

It is never ya'll. The 'a' is not a part of you, it's a part of all (you wouldn't spell it out as youa ll, would you?).
Phoebe: What're you doing tonight?
Greg: Chris and I are going to the movies. We're seeing *insert good movie here*
Phoebe: Y'all suck! I've wanted to see that movie for forever!
by Leventhall February 28, 2008

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All of you. Used when adressing someone or something
Yalls gonna make me lose my cool.
by saa March 01, 2005

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