The uber addictive game (the biggest time water of 2014) was yanked from app stores after its creator, Don Nguyen, had had enough.
Last year, UPS, United Way, and Intel yanked funding over the anti-gay policies.
Sarah kicked and screamed as she was yanked away from Shane and Josh.
As soon as I saw that, I yanked the steering wheel to the right.
Seven-year-old Piper, who was yanked from school and her friends for two months, knows?
The drawer stuck, and he yanked at it savagely—as a man will.
The master of the Polly seized Mayo's legs and yanked him backward to the deck.
He yanked and shouted at the horse until, fighting every inch of the way, the animal drifted towards the crown of the road.
Brett yanked the pistol from the holster, thumbed back the hammer.
No; told you we have none to spare; an' we're bein' yanked out to sea.
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]