yack

[ yak ]
/ yæk /

verb (used without object), noun Slang.

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OTHER WORDS FROM yack

yacker, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for yack

  • Church a yack (or watch), to take the works of a watch from its original case, and put them into another one, to avoid detection.

    The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
  • This latter name accords with Macgillivray's mode of spelling its note, yack chuck, harsh enough, no one will deny.

  • Tom perceived Andrew's useless emulation, and with a sound translated by 'yack,' sent his leg out a long way.

  • Yack, he picks up the trail from here to where you can follow easy.

    The Quirt|B.M. Bower

British Dictionary definitions for yack

yack
/ (jæk) /

noun, verb

a variant spelling of yak 2
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