The phrase refers to an abortion, and usually can be seen with the famous meme illustration of a black woman “yeeting” her newborn “feetus”.
It also has a couple variants, such as “Yeetus Deletus The Fetus” or “Yeetus to The Fetus”, which can also express that the speaker is frustrated.
The phrase derives from the term “yeet”, which has been around since the early 2000s.
However, “Yeetus The Fetus” was created in 2019, since all the entries that were submitted and all the memes that were shared didn’t appear earlier than March 2019.
The first entry written about the term on Urban Dictionary was on the 8th of March 2019.
In the definition, there are references to PewDiePie, but it isn’t confirmed if the phrase is connected to him in any way.
“Yeetus The Fetus” was mainly popularized by Twitter and then spread over to multiple websites and social media platforms, such as Reddit, 4chan and Facebook.
The phrase didn’t really receive global recognition, like it’s simple derivation “yeet”, but it is still well-known and popular.
- Urban Dictionary – Yeetus The Fetus