Meaning of yea-say in English:

yea-say

Pronunciation /ˈjeɪseɪ/

verb

  • 1To say ‘yea’; (hence) to assent, agree; to respond positively; to be a yea-sayer.

  • 2To say ‘yea’ to (a person); to assent or agree to (something).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Morris (1834–1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist. From yea + say, after nay-say.