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Synonym of Yank

Yank Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
Synonyms and related words:
bob, clutch, evulse, flick, flip, flirt, flounce, grab, hitch, jerk, jig, jigger, jigget, jiggle, jog, joggle, jolt, lug, lurch, pluck, pull, snake, snap, snatch, start, sudden pull, tear, tug, tweak, twitch, vellicate, wrench, yerk


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WordNet 2.0

1. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
(synonym) Yankee, Northerner
(hypernym) American
(hyponym) Federal, Federal soldier, Union soldier
(member-holonym) North
(classification) United States, United States of America, America, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.
2. an American who lives in New England
(synonym) New Englander, Yankee
(hypernym) American
(member-holonym) New England
3. an American
(synonym) Yankee, Yankee-Doodle
(hypernym) American


1. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
(synonym) jerk
(hypernym) pull, draw, force
(derivation) yanker, jerker

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