The book, edited by former yank magazine art director Art Weithas, featured visual art from the war and was a best seller.
As for disloyal Democrats, you need to yank the carpet out from under them.
A caveat: the networks have been known to yank a few before they even make it on the air.
I was conscious of my uncomfortable thong riding up, but resisted the urge to yank it bank into place.
He slammed open my bedroom door and tried to yank me out from my hiding place.
Way out there ahead were two yank aircraft carriers waiting to take them aboard.
Some one has managed to yank the mule back on her hind quarters.
I had to yank you up here, you little devil, or you'd have cooked the whole show by laughing.
He figured he had plenty of time because the yank was crippled.
Stan suspected some other yank had spotted it and laid a stick of bombs on the track, blocking it.
1822, Scottish, of unknown origin. Related: Yanked; yanking. The noun is 1818 in sense of "sudden blow, cuff."
To victimize or harass; dupe; mislead: The detective uses expressions like ''You gotta be yankin' me''
[1970s+; an alteration and shortening of yank someone's chain or jerk someone around or jack someone around]
[a shortening fr Yankee for both senses]