What Does YIMBY Mean?

YIMBY means "Yes In My Back Yard."

YIMBY ("Yes In My Back Yard") is an acronym used as an expression of support for development or other changes in the local area. It is a twist on the acronym NIMBY ("Not In My Back Yard").

YIMBY has spawned a broad movement that is in favor of housing and other development, especially within cities. The YIMBY movement has supporters across the political spectrum. On the left, YIMBYS see housing development as a social justice issue. Right-leaning YIMBYS believe the supply of housing should not be regulated by government.

Summary of Key Points

"Yes In My Back Yard" is the most common definition for YIMBY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Yes In My Back Yard
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of YIMBY Used in a Text


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