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Etymology

Noun

Singular
yank

Plural
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  1. A sudden, vigorous pull (sometimes defined as mass times jerk, or rate of change of force).
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An American with bad manners while visiting another country

Synonyms

  • (sudden, vigorous pull): jerk, tug

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to yank

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to yank (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To pull something with a quick, strong action.
  2. (transitive) to remove from circulation
    They yanked the product as soon as they learned it was unsafe.

Synonyms

  • (pull with a quick strong action): jerk, tug
  • (remove from circulation): pull, recall

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