Definition of Yanking

Common misspellings:
  • synking (0.0%)
  • yaking (0.0%)
  • hanking (0.0%)
  • yancking (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. Because it would have knocked the whole show on the head answered Jean yanking himself forward into the saddle which only a moment before had seemed to be in forty places at once - Peggy Stewart at School by Gabrielle E. Jackson

  2. The door slammed as he went in and while he was yanking at the bench the ship buckled and the pressure jammed the door making him a prisoner - The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler

  3. Turn her Wow turn that nozzle the other way And then the water comes with a mighty rush yanking the nozzlemen this way and that and sweeping firemen and common citizens aside as if they were mere straws - Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch