yankee

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to Yankees.

Part of speech: noun

A New Englander; any citizen of the United States.

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Usage examples "yankee":

  1. There was some one in the crowd, a Yankee, who bid her in and set her free. - "The Crisis, Volume 7", Winston Churchill.
  2. I have been too long away from yankee land to 'guess'; tell me at once, Florence. - "Dawn", Mrs. Harriet A. Adams.
  3. The Yankee was young, almost as young as Boyd, but he had less assurance than Boyd. - "Ride Proud, Rebel!", Andre Alice Norton.