verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of yank
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Definition for yank (2 of 2)
noun, adjective Informal.
Origin of Yank
Example sentences from the Web for yank
The book, edited by former Yank magazine art director Art Weithas, featured visual art from the war and was a best seller.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A caveat: the networks have been known to yank a few before they even make it on the air.Fall-Winter TV Preview: Snap Judgments of 2013–14’s New Shows|Jace Lacob, Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fleet Street commentary at the time described him as the “pushy Yank” who became a celebrity out of sheer force of personality.America’s Power Brothers: Ezekiel Emanuel on the Famous Three|Lloyd Grove|April 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was simply, we don't like this piece of art, so we are going to yank your city funding.
But let's give Lapid the benefit of the doubt, at least before we yank it back.
"I'll bet yo 'un a hoss I ken put a ball through that Yank's heart at fifty paces," he roared.
"Never teched the Yank or tree, either," and he kicked up his heels like a young colt.
Chief of the Yank-ton band, and principal orator of the nation; his body curiously tattooed.
I'm a good enough Yank to see if your dinky police is such an all-fired cute little bunch of wonder-workers as you say!Murder in Any Degree|Owen Johnson
“I reckon the ‘Little Yank’ has called your death sentence, pardner,” said one of the Confederates, roughly.A Daughter of the Union|Lucy Foster Madison