Origin of damnyankee

First recorded in 1805–15


or damn·yan·kee

noun Informal.
  1. (in the southern U.S.) a person native to the northern states of the U.S., especially one who is disliked or regarded with suspicion.

Origin of damyankee

alteration of damned Yankee
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