Definition of Yak

1. Noun. Noisy talk.

Exact synonyms: Cackle, Chatter, Yack, Yakety-yak
Generic synonyms: Talk, Talking
Specialized synonyms: Blether, Chin Music, Idle Talk, Prate, Prattle
Derivative terms: Cackle, Chatter, Chatter, Yack



2. Verb. Talk profusely. "She was yakking away about her grandchildren"
Exact synonyms: Gab
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Intercommunicate

3. Noun. Large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated.
Exact synonyms: Bos Grunniens
Group relationships: Bos, Genus Bos
Generic synonyms: Ox, Wild Ox

Definition of Yak

1. n. A bovine mammal (Poëphagus grunnies) native of the high plains of Central Asia. Its neck, the outer side of its legs, and its flanks, are covered with long, flowing, fine hair. Its tail is long and bushy, often white, and is valued as an ornament and for other purposes in India and China. There are several domesticated varieties, some of which lack the mane and the long hair on the flanks. Called also chauri gua, grunting cow, grunting ox, sarlac, sarlik, and sarluc.

2. n. A bovine mammal (Poëphagus grunnies) native of the high plains of Central Asia. Its neck, the outer side of its legs, and its flanks, are covered with long, flowing, fine hair. Its tail is long and bushy, often white, and is valued as an ornament and for other purposes in India and China. There are several domesticated varieties, some of which lack the mane and the long hair on the flanks. Called also chauri gua, grunting cow, grunting ox, sarlac, sarlik, and sarluc.

Definition of Yak

1. Noun. An ox-like mammal native to the Himalayas and Tibet with dark, long and silky hair a horse like tail and a full, bushy mane. ¹

2. Verb. To talk, particularly informally but persistently, such as chatter. ¹

3. Verb. To vomit, usually as a result of excessive alcohol consumption. ¹

4. Noun. A talk, particular an informal one such as chattering. ¹

5. Noun. (slang) A laugh ¹

6. Noun. Vomit. ¹

7. Noun. (slang) shorthand for kayak ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Yak

1. to chatter [v YAKKED, YAKKING, YAKS] - See also: chatter

Medical Definition of Yak

1. A bovine mammal (Poephagus grunnies) native of the high plains of Central Asia. Its neck, the outer side of its legs, and its flanks, are covered with long, flowing, fine hair. Its tail is long and bushy, often white, and is valued as an ornament and for other purposes in India and China. There are several domesticated varieties, some of which lack the mane and the long hair on the flanks. Called also chauri gua, grunting cow, grunting ox, sarlac, sarlik, and sarluc. Yak lace, a coarse pillow lace made from the silky hair of the yak. Origin: Thibetan gyag. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Yak

yaguarundis
yagura
yaguranage
yah
yah boo
yahooism
yahooisms
yahoos
yahrzeit
yahrzeits
yahs
yaird
yairds
yajna
yajnas
yak (current term)
yak's milk
yak lace
yak shaving
yakalo
yakalos
yakamilk
yakare
yakata
yakety-yak
yakfest
yakfests
yakhdan
yakhdans

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