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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As the century progresses, the link with Scotland is emphasized in the political connotation of the term whig, so that supporters of the American Revolution are offered a connection with Scottish Covenanters and their opposition to the English crown, while in the case of yankee the association is with an epithet which is not quite insulting--in fact, the Dictionary of the Scots Language (DSL) gives yanker as a derivative of yank: "a smart agile woman or man".
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