Definition of Yanked

Common misspellings:
  • janked (33.3%)
  • yancked (66.7%)
  • hanked (0.0%)
  • yaned (0.0%)
  • wanked (0.0%)
  • yaked (0.0%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
Examples of usage:
  1. Starr yanked her arm from Vaniman's shoulder and pushed her to one side - When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day

  2. That's when I waked up and found that I was bein' yanked out of my blanket by some critter that did have hold of my left ankle - The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island by Lawrence J. Leslie

  3. The guy hissed and yanked his arm away as if he'd been shocked - An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt