A word or phrase that is capable of distracting the entire internet for at least 24 hours; to start a contentious debate on some type of public forum.
There was a yanny that went viral earlier this week. It caused the world to split into two.
by PersonSomewhere. May 17, 2018
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1.) What some people hear when the word Laurel is said
2.) An internet craze in 2018
"This is my friend Laurel"
"Nice to meet you Yanny!"
by Girlydubz May 16, 2018
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A word no one hears in the internet sensation that is Laurel vs. Yanny.
DeShawn: What do you hear bro - Laurel or Yanny?
Jamal: Yanny, dawg.
DeShawn: You a liar!
by zyzzyvaxpert May 17, 2018
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A useless argument over phonemes.
Did you hear “yanny” or “Laurel?” “Idk man, but this debate is a yanny.
by Classical Quaker May 18, 2018
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Bob: Hey, check this out. Do you hear YANNY or LAUREL?
Sally: YANNY DUH!!
Bob: SAME, how do people even hear LAUREL???
by loveyoububba May 27, 2018
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Sorry did you mean Laurel?
Steve: Did you here Yanny?
Jessica: You mean Laurel?
Steve: No?
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Something that a large group of people perceive to be right which is actually wrong.
It all just got really yanny, people were so confused.
by Manhare May 16, 2018
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