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yank

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1yank/ˈjæŋk/noun
pluralyanks
1yank
/ˈjæŋk/
noun
pluralyanks
Learner's definition of YANK  
[count]
: a strong, quick pull
2yank/ˈjæŋk/verb
yanksyankedyanking
2yank
/ˈjæŋk/
verb
yanksyankedyanking
Learner's definition of YANK  
: to suddenly pull (something) in a quick, forceful way
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to quickly or suddenly remove (something or someone)

yank (someone's) chain

— see 1chain
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