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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yankee, Yank, Northerner(noun)

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

  2. Yankee, Yank, Yankee-Doodle(verb)

    an American (especially to non-Americans)

  3. yank, jerk(verb)

    pull, or move with a sudden movement

    "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"

    Synonyms:
    jerk, flick, hitch, twitch, buck

Wiktionary

  1. Yank(noun)

    A Yankee, an American: someone from the United States.

    Synonyms:
    tug, jerk

  2. Yank(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tug, jerk, recall, pull

  3. Yank(noun)

    Synonyms:
    American

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  1. List of paraphrases:

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Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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