Yesi, pronounced "Yes-I" is a Rastafarian slang word spoken primarily by the Rastafari as a greeting, acknowledgement, answer or apology ( I.e. Hello, whats up, yes sir, yes, I hear you, Hows it going, ect. ) in the Caribbean and virgin Islands. It has many meanings and uses depending upon how and when it is used.
Man walks past another person, says "yesi" instead of hey or whats up. The other person might respond with "Safe?" "Good" or "Safeowa?" . An Old man asks teen to help with changing a tire, Kid says "Yesi" instead of Yes Sir.
by TheCableman July 12, 2018
Yesi is a young beautiful girl. In school she is a very smart girl and is always class favorite. Yesi is a type of person that you should never leave,she is one of a kind.
by YesiClaude April 18, 2017
Slang word adopted by the people of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, used to recognize or hail a fellow bahamian.
by Philb July 27, 2006
A person who superficially affects the perceived mannerisms of a Jamaican Rastafarian, despite having no connection to either Jamaica or the tenets of Rasta life.
"That yes-I with the dirty stringy dreads talks phony patois to everyone, even though he hasn't been within a thousand miles of Jamaica"
by Welle Crabbit January 25, 2006
by FlashlightMemelord October 20, 2018