Yak definition

yăk
To talk much or idly; chatter.
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A wild, shaggy-haired ox (Bos grunniens) of the mountains of central Asia.
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Yak is defined as to talk.

When a teenage girl gossips, it is an example of yak.

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Idle or voluble talk.
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To vomit, usually as a result of excessive alcohol consumption.
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(slang) Shorthand for kayak.
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Prolonged, sometimes senseless talk; chatter.
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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.

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A loud laugh, esp. as audience response to comedy.
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A joke or comic bit that evokes such a laugh.
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An ox-like mammal native to the Himalayas and Tibet with dark, long and silky hair a horse like tail and a full, bushy mane.
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To talk, particularly informally but persistently, such as chatter.
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A talk, particular an informal one such as chattering.
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(slang) A laugh.
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A domesticated yak, used as a work animal or raised for meat and milk.
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To talk persistently and meaninglessly; chatter.
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A stocky, long-haired wild ox (Bos grunniens) of Tibet and central Asia, often domesticated as a beast of burden and for its milk, meat, etc.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of yak - yack

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
yak
Plural:
yaks

Origin of yak

  • Tibetan gyag

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Tibetan གཡག (g.yag).

    From Wiktionary

  • apparently an onomatopoeia

    From Wiktionary