Definition of yakka noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

yakka

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈjækə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjækə//
 
[uncountable](Australian English, New Zealand English, informal)
 
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work, especially of a hard physical kind hard yakka Word Originfrom Yagara (an extinct Aboriginal language of Queensland) yaga ‘to work’.