yoink

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

1954. Onomatopoeic.

Verb[edit]

yoink (third-person singular simple present yoinks, present participle yoinking, simple past and past participle yoinked)

  1. (onomatopoeia) To make a yoink sound.
  2. (colloquial) To hop or bounce.

Etymology 2[edit]

Coined by writer George Meyer for the TV show The Simpsons

Interjection[edit]

yoink

  1. (colloquial) Onomatopoeic, accompanying or describing a yank, or snatch.

Verb[edit]

yoink (third-person singular simple present yoinks, present participle yoinking, simple past and past participle yoinked)

  1. (colloquial) To yank or snatch.

Quotations[edit]