how to pronounce yank


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The above transcription of yank is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

yank is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of yank in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… one this is the great one the yank life …”

meanings of yank


  1. A masturbation session.
  2. A sudden, vigorous pull (sometimes defined as mass times jerk, or rate of change of force).
  3. A Yankee.
  4. A Yankee, a Northerner: someone from the Northern United States, especially from New England.
  5. An American: someone from the United States.


  1. To pull (something) with a quick, strong action.
  2. To remove from distribution.

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