Definition of Yank

1. Noun. An American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War).

Exact synonyms: Northerner, Yankee
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Group relationships: North
Generic synonyms: American
Specialized synonyms: Federal, Federal Soldier, Union Soldier
Derivative terms: Yankee



2. Verb. Pull, or move with a sudden movement. "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
Exact synonyms: Jerk
Generic synonyms: Draw, Force, Pull
Derivative terms: Jerk, Jerk, Jerker, Yanker

3. Noun. An American (especially to non-Americans).
Exact synonyms: Yankee, Yankee-doodle
Generic synonyms: American

Definition of Yank

1. n. A jerk or twitch.

2. v. t. To twitch; to jerk.

3. n. An abbreviation of Yankee.

4. n. A jerk or twitch.

5. v. t. To twitch; to jerk.

6. n. An abbreviation of Yankee.

Definition of Yank

1. Noun. (American English) A Yankee, a Northerner: someone from the Northern United States. ¹

2. Noun. (context: sometimes pejorative) A Yankee, an American: someone from the United States. ¹

3. Noun. A sudden, vigorous pull (sometimes defined as mass times jerk, or rate of change of force). ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To pull something with a quick, strong action. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) to remove from circulation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Yank

1. to pull suddenly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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