yankee

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

yankee (plural yankees)

  1. (nautical) A headsail resembling a genoa or a jib but with a high-cut clew, normally used together with a staysail. A sailing boat is typically equipped with three yankee sails of different sizes, number one being the largest.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

yankee (plural yankees)

  1. Yankee (attributive)
  2. (Louisiana) An Anglo-American, as opposed to someone with French ancestry; a native or inhabitant of the rest of the United States.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɟ͡ʝanki/, [ˈɟ͡ʝãŋki]

Adjective[edit]

yankee (plural yankees)

  1. Alternative spelling of yanqui

Noun[edit]

yankee m or f (plural yankees)

  1. Alternative spelling of yanqui