(名詞) 贊同在我家附近興建可能對社區造成危險或破壞原有環境的設施;同意在我家附近進行類似的開發案。這個字是 yes in my backyard 的頭字語。
YIMBYism (n.):這種態度。
YIMBYist (n.):抱持這種態度的人。

When is a NIMBY not a NIMBY?

When the NIMBY is actually a YIMBY — Yes In My Backyard.

The YIMBY movement in Toronto is considered a positive antidote to the negative image that stalks many neighbourhood activist and resident groups better known for what they oppose than the ideas they favour.
—Tess Kalinowski, "YIMBYists seek positive solutions (see sidebar)," The Toronto Star, February 14, 2009

Northern Virginia: I'm really impressed by Secretary Gates's actual decisions to cut unnecessary defense projects. The natural reaction is howls from the Senators and representatives from the affected areas. My question is, will any Senator (like a John McCain, say) be statesman enough to stand up in support of Gates, or will the yes-in-my-backyard (yimby) voices be the only ones heard from?
—"Post Politics: Obama's Iraq Visit, Presidential Popularity, More," Washington Post, April 8, 2009

(NIMBY 的意思請參見 https://www.cybertranslator.idv.tw/misc_cont2.htm)