Definition of Yankee in English :

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Yankee meaning in English

Meaning of Yankee in English

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Yankee

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Noun

1. northerner, yank, yankee

an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

2. new englander, yankee

an American who lives in New England

3. yank, yankee, yankee-doodle

an American (especially to non-Americans)

Adjective

1. yankee

used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)


1. northerner, yank, yankee

an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

2. new englander, yankee

an American who lives in New England

3. yank, yankee, yankee-doodle

an American (especially to non-Americans)


1. yankee

used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Yankee

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noun
1. often derogatory
a native or inhabitant of the US; American
2. 
a native or inhabitant of New England
3. 
a native or inhabitant of the Northern US, esp a Northern soldier in the Civil War
4. communications
a code word for the letter y
5. finance
a bond issued in the US by a foreign borrower
adjective
6. 
of, relating to, or characteristic of Yankees

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Yankee

see synonyms of yankee
noun
1.  US
a person born or living in New England
2.  US
a. 
a person born or living in a Northern State; Northerner
b. 
a Union soldier in the Civil War
3.  US
a person born or living in the U.S.
adjective US
4. 
of, like, or characteristic of the Yankees

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Yankee

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n.
1. A native or inhabitant of New England, especially one of English descent.
2. A native or inhabitant of a northern US state, especially a Union soldier during the Civil War.
3. A native or inhabitant of the United States.

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