york

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from yorker.

Verb[edit]

york (third-person singular simple present yorks, present participle yorking, simple past and past participle yorked)

  1. (cricket) to bowl a yorker at a batsman, especially to get a batsman out in this way.

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps imitative.

Verb[edit]

york (third-person singular simple present yorks, present participle yorking, simple past and past participle yorked)

  1. (slang) To vomit.
    • 2013, Breaking Bad (TV series), "Blood Money" (episode)
      BADGER: They're eating blueberry pies... [] Okay, finally, Kirk, he can't take it anymore. He yorks! Now it's just down to Chekov and Spock.

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