Definition of yaar in English:

yaar

noun

Indian informal
  • A friendly form of address.

    ‘chuck me a cigarette, yaar’
    ‘‘Arré please yaar, why harass an old man?’’
    • ‘‘Highly improbable story, yaar,’ one youth tells his mates as they leave the cinema hall, and I stifle a wry smile.’
    • ‘As Aamir Khan says in Dil Chahta Hai, ‘It's serious, yaar!’’
    • ‘Arrey yaar… you planning to take Mrs. Gupta to the dance or what?’
    • ‘‘Aare… you killed me yaar,’ screamed Tej as his friend and cyber foe, Vinay, finished him with ‘a burst of bullets’ from his ‘machinegun’ in the virtual world of gaming.’
    • ‘Things came to a point where someone would call Music Masala and ask ‘Hey, where's the party, yaar? ‘they would go ‘Party, what party?’’
    man, my friend

Origin

Via Hindi from Arabic yar ‘friend’.

Pronunciation

yaar

/jɑː/