yackety-yak


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yack·e·ty-yak

 (yăk′ĭ-tē-yăk′)
n. Slang
Prolonged, sometimes senseless talk.

[Imitative.]
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yackety-yak

(ˌjækɪtɪˈjæk)
n
slang noisy, continuous, and trivial talk or conversation. Sometimes shortened to: yak
[of imitative origin]
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yackety-yak

(inf)
vischnattern (inf), → quasseln (inf)
nBlabla nt (pej inf), → Gequassel nt (pej inf); listen to those two, yackety-yakhör dir mal die beiden Schnattergänse an (inf); it was yackety-yak all eveningden ganzen Abend nichts als Gequatsche (inf)or Geschnatter (inf)
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