yanker


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yanker

(ˈjæŋkə)
n
1. a person who yanks, jerks, or pulls suddenly
2. Scot a very big lie
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yanker - someone who gives a strong sudden pull
puller - someone who applies force so as to cause motion toward herself or himself
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