A yak in the Himalayas.
- The definition of a yak is a long-haired wilk ox used for milk and meat in Tibet and Asia.
An example of a yak is a Gannan yak.
- Yak is defined as to talk.
When a teenage girl gossips, it is an example of yak.
Origin of yak; from Tibet g-yag, male yak
Origin of yakechoic
- idle or voluble talk
- a loud laugh, esp. as audience response to comedy
- a joke or comic bit that evokes such a laugh
- A wild, shaggy-haired ox (Bos grunniens) of the mountains of central Asia.
- A domesticated yak, used as a work animal or raised for meat and milk.
Origin of yakTibetan gyag.
also yack Slang
intransitive verbyakked, yak·king, yaks also yacked or yack·ing or yacks
Origin of yakImitative.
From Tibetan à½‚à½¡à½‚ (g.yag).
(third-person singular simple present yaks, present participle yakking, simple past and past participle yakked) (intransitive)
- This is subject to the typically Australian 'have-a-verb' syntactic construction, as in 'I had a yak last night'. But this does not qualify 'yak' to be nominal.
apparently an onomatopoeia