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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To pull with a quick, strong movement; jerk: yanked the emergency cord.
  • v. Slang To extract or remove abruptly: yanked the starting pitcher early in the game.
  • verb-intransitive. To pull on something suddenly. See Synonyms at jerk1.
  • n. A sudden vigorous pull; a jerk.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A sudden, vigorous pull (sometimes defined as mass times jerk, or rate of change of force).
  • v. To pull something with a quick, strong action.
  • v. to remove from circulation
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A jerk or twitch.
  • v. To twitch; to jerk.
  • n. An abbreviation of Yankee.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To be in active motion; move or work quickly; bustle.
  • To talk fast or constantly; scold; nag.
  • To move, carry, bring, take, etc., with a sudden jerk or jerking motion: usually with along, over, or out: as, to yank a fish out of the water.
  • n. A quick, sharp stroke; a buffet.
  • n. A jerk or twitch.
  • n. plural Leggings or long gaiters worn in England by agricultural laborers.
  • n. A Yankee.
  • n. [The word acquired during the war of the rebellion wide currency as a nickname or contemptuous epithet among the Confederates for a Union soldier, the Confederates themselves being in like spirit dubbed Johnnies or Rebs by the Union soldiers.]
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. pull, or move with a sudden movement
  • n. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
  • n. an American (especially to non-Americans)
  • Verb Form
    yanked    yanking    yanks   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    draw    pull    force    American   
    yanked    yanking   
    Words with the same meaning
    twitch    jerk    tug    recall    pull   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Blanc    Franck    Frank    Hank    Montblanc    Planck    Ranke    antitank    banc    bank   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    swipe    shove    tug    jab    whack    twitch    jerk    heave    jolt    lurch