Definition of "yack" [yack]

  • Slang Variant of yak2. (verb)

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Use "yack" in a sentence
  • "On the other hand, the black skins, those that were black with white hairs intermixed or with a white breast, the uniform bay, the brown, and the light reddish-brown, were classed under the name yack-ah, and were said to resemble each other in being smaller and having shorter nails, in climbing trees, and being so little vicious that they could be pursued with safety."
  • "In it, Busta and his collaborator, P. Diddy, defeat evildoers, get the girls and toast their triumphs with "yack," hip-hop's shorthand for cognac."
  • "So, Obama concedes all they did was "yack" in the U.S."