[ UK /jˈæŋk/ ]
[ US /ˈjæŋk/ ]
VERB
  1. pull, or move with a sudden movement
    He turned the handle and jerked the door open
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How To Use yank In A Sentence

  • We had a gam one day, on this voyage, with a Yankee whale-ship, and a first-rate gam it was, for, as the Yankee had gammed three days before with another English ship, we got a lot of news second-hand; and, as we had not seen a new face for many months, we felt towards those Yankees like brothers, and swallowed all they had to tell us like men starving for news. Fighting the Whales
  • Looking at Yankee Stadium (home of the world champion Yankees) it appears you can buy a ticket for one of the nosebleed seats, and then after the game starts pick any seat you want from about row 10 up.
  • Now that Gonzalez has rejected the Yankees, perhaps he can concentrate on turning a disappointing season into another banner year.
  • Chuck Greenberg, CEO of the Texas Rangers, slammed New York Yankees fans for their actio ns during the American League Championship Series in an interview on ... Chuck Greenberg, Texas Rangers CEO, Blasts Yankees Fans On Radio
  • It completed her expression; it was as a very halo of Yankee saintship crowning the woman who in despite of poverty and every discouragement had always hated, to the very roots of her hair, anything like what she called a "sozzle;" who had always been screwed up and sharp set to hard work. A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life.
  • By the time I've yanked on my stockings and managed to rip a ladder in them, I know it's going to be a brilliant day.
  • I establish, since it is clinically relevant, that you have not, in fact, had the penectomy and vaginoplasty yet, and are merely scarfing down hormones and getting all your facial hair yanked out. M.D.O.D.
  • And about 5 o'clock in the eavning we could see the Yankees a marchen up on the other side of the river by regiments and most all went back from on this Side of the river and General Earley thought that they was all a going back and taken all of his men but a Louisiana Bregaid and started to reinforce General Lea And about the time we had gone 6 miles they come The diary of Bartlett Yancey Malone,
  • Burnside, who loved facial hair and from whom the word sideburns originated, was here briefly in 1865 when more than 30,000 Yankee soldiers poured into town at the end of the Civil War. News & Record Article Feed
  • Silencing a stadium is an amazing feeling, but not like hitting a home run in Yankee Stadium. USATODAY.com - Yankees agree: Homers at home special
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