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Definition of yank verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they yank
he / she / it yanks
past simple yanked
-ing form yanking
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to pull something or someone hard, quickly and suddenly yank something/somebody (+ adv./prep.) He yanked her to her feet. yank something (+ adj.) I yanked the door open. (+ adv./prep.) Liz yanked at my arm.
She gave the rope a yank.
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