Complete Definition of "you know"

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English

Pronoun
en-pron|pos=you know

  1. informal Expression used to imply meaning, rather than say it, such as when a person is embarrassed to say a word.

#:''Person 1: I heard you want to do that thing with me." Person 2: "Do what?" Person 1: "You know... umm..." Person 2: "Oh do you mean sex?" Person 1: "Yeah.. that."

Derived terms
y'know

Related terms
you-know-who

Interjection
en-intj|pos=you know

  1. informal Expression signifying a pause or hesitation

#:I donât usually get nervous in games and, you know, taking free kicks and penalties but thatâs the first time Iâve been that nervous in, in a game, where I have to, Iâm in a situation where Iâm, you know... - BBC Interview with David Beckham 1

Synonyms
er, erm, um

Usage notes
This is a common utterance by young people.

Translations
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Dutch: weet je or weet je wel
French: tu vois
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German: weiÃt du
Russian: Ð²ÐµÐ´Ñ (vedâ)
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