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  1. Yet another

    Among programmers, yet another is an idiomatic qualifier in the name of a computer program, organisation, or event that is confessedly unoriginal. Stephen C. Johnson is credited with establishing the naming convention in the late 1970s when he named his compiler-compiler yacc, since he felt there were already numerous compiler-compilers in circulation at the time.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. Yet Another

    [From Unix's yacc(1), ‘Yet Another Compiler-Compiler’, a LALR parser generator] 1. Of your own work: A humorous allusion often used in titles to acknowledge that the topic is not original, though the content is. As in ‘Yet Another AI Group’ or ‘Yet Another Simulated Annealing Algorithm’. 2. Of others' work: Describes something of which there are already far too many. See also YA-, YABA, YAUN.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yet another in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yet another in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Whoopi Goldberg:

    It’s a tough day today, yet another massacre.

  2. Jordan Spieth:

    It would be yet another dream come true for this year.

  3. Cynthia Sass:

    This is yet another example of how not all calories are created equal.

  4. Adam Muhlendorf:

    This is yet another frivolous complaint. Highway 31 has closed its books.

  5. Vladimir Putin:

    This is yet another blatant attempt to extend its jurisdiction to other states.

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