Definition of Y2K in English:



  • The year 2000.

    ‘Darnell convinces the gang to believe that Y2K will signal the end of the world and they, happily, will be the last people on Earth.’
    • ‘Well, here we are several years after Y2K and we now know, that at midnight, January 1, 2000, very little changed.’
    • ‘I have a friend who is convinced that the Y2K bug is going to kill cars dead in their tracks.’
    • ‘Certain files on your hard drive, such as spreadsheets and databases, may be vulnerable to Y2K problems.’
    • ‘The anxiety about the Y2K situation is reaching an increasingly feverish pitch in most large organizations.’
    • ‘Thus, the main problem of Y2K is the problem of incorrect results when date mathematics are conducted.’



/ˌwīˌto͞oˈkā/ /ˌwaɪˌtuˈkeɪ/