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Yas (YAS, or yaaaas) is a phrase that is said when an individual is satisfied with something. It gained popularity through social media circa 2016. [✔]  Yas is typically said while leaning one's head back and usually follows "oh my god". [✔][3]


The origin of the phrase is a YouTube video of fans serenading Lady Gaga in August 2013 by saying "Yaaas! Yaaaas!" [7]


A more emphatic version of "yas" is "Yaaaas Queen!" [4]


Supporters of Hillary Clinton used the phrase "Yaaaaas Hillary!" to support the candidate in her 2016 presidential campaign. [2]