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verb (used without object), noun Slang.
  1. yak2.
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Related formsyack·er, noun
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  • "Well, we'll do our share of yacker, mister," said a man named Dick Scott.

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British Dictionary definitions for yacker


noun, verb
  1. a variant spelling of yak 2
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Word Origin and History for yacker



"to talk, to chatter," slang, 1950, probably echoic (cf. Australian slang yacker "talk, conversation," 1882). Yackety is recorded from 1953.

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