yank

(noun, verb)

noun

1. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

Similar word(s): northerner, yankee

Definition categories: person, american

2. an American (especially to non-Americans)

Similar word(s): yankee

Definition categories: person, american

verb

1. pull, or move with a sudden movement

Similar word(s): jerk

Definition categories: contact, draw, pull

Sentences with yank as a verb:

- They yanked the product as soon as they learned it was unsafe.