Definitions for YANKyæŋk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yankee, Yank, Northerner(noun)

    an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

  2. Yankee, Yank, Yankee-Doodle(verb)

    an American (especially to non-Americans)

  3. yank, jerk(verb)

    pull, or move with a sudden movement

    "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"

Wiktionary

  1. yank(Noun)

    A sudden, vigorous pull (sometimes defined as mass times jerk, or rate of change of force).

  2. yank(Verb)

    To pull something with a quick, strong action.

  3. yank(Verb)

    to remove from circulation

    They yanked the product as soon as they learned it was unsafe.

  4. Yank(Noun)

    A Yankee, a Northerner: someone from the Northern United States.

  5. Yank(Noun)

    A Yankee, an American: someone from the United States.

  6. Origin: From Yankee.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yank(noun)

    a jerk or twitch

  2. Yank(verb)

    to twitch; to jerk

  3. Yank(noun)

    an abbreviation of Yankee

  4. Origin: [Cf. Scot. yank a sudden and severe blow.]


Translations for YANK

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • aus dem Verkehr ziehen, RuckGerman
  • dar un tirón, tirón, tirar, tironearSpanish
  • کشش ناگهانیPersian
  • [[vetää]] [[pois]] [[markkinat, riuhtoa, vetäistä, kiskaisu, kiskaista, riuhtaisu, vetäisy, riuhtaistaFinnish
  • coup sec, tirer d'un coup secFrench
  • slaod, tarraingScottish Gaelic
  • strappar viaItalian
  • 引っ張るJapanese
  • дёргать, дёрганье, рывок, вырыватьRussian
  • ryckSwedish

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