yank: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (yangk), [key]
— v.t., v.i.
  1. to pull or remove abruptly and vigorously: Yank down on the bell rope. He was yanked out of school.
  1. an abrupt, vigorous pull; jerk.


Pronunciation: (yangk), [key]
— n., adj. Informal.
  1. Yankee.
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