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Slang

yank

This page is about the slang term yank

Meaning

to quickly pull something (v.) | a quick pull (n.)

For example

  • The girls started a wild fight and they yanked each others' hair and scratched each others' faces.

  • He didn't want to come, and he wouldn't even move until I gave his arm a good yank.

Quick Quiz

Terri yanked my hair really hard and

a. it tickled

b. it hurt

c. it felt really good

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Contributor: Matt Errey