HyperDic: yank

English > 3 senses of the word Yank / yank:
NOUNperson Yank, Yankee, Northerneran American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
person Yank, Yankee, Yankee-Doodlean American (especially to non-Americans)
VERBcontactyank, jerkpull, or move with a sudden movement
Yank / yank > pronunciation
Soundsyae'ngk
Rhymesantitank ... thank: 28 rhymes with aengk...
English > Yank: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War).
SynonymsYankee, Northerner
Member ofNorthThe region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
RegionUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
NarrowerFederal, Federal soldier, Union soldierA member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
BroaderAmericanA native or inhabitant of the United States
Spanishsoldado del norte, yankee, Yankee, yanqui
Catalanianqui, yankee
English > Yank: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn American (especially to non-Americans).
SynonymsYankee, Yankee-Doodle
BroaderAmericanA native or inhabitant of the United States
Spanishyanqui
Catalanianqui
English > yank: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPull, or move with a sudden movement.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymjerk
Broaderpull, drawCause to move by pulling
Spanishdar un tirón, sacudir, tirar de, tirar, tironear
Nounsyankersomeone who gives a strong sudden pull

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