Definition of oui in English:

oui

adverb

  • Frequently in representations of the English of a French speaker: ‘yes’.

exclamation

  • Caribbean. As an emphatic tag: ‘I have to say’, ‘yes, indeed!’.

Origin

Late 18th century. From French oui yes, ultimately from classical Latin hoc this + ille that man, he.

Pronunciation

oui

/wiː/