Synonyms of yank


1. Yankee, Yank, Northerner, American

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

2. Yankee, Yank, Yankee-Doodle, American

usage: an American (especially to non-Americans)


1. yank, jerk, pull, draw, force

usage: pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"

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