Adjective "Yankee" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Yankee


    Definition:

    1. a native or inhabitant of the United States.

    2. a native or inhabitant of New England.

    3. a native or inhabitant of a northern U.S. state, especially of one of the northeastern states that sided with the Union in the American Civil War.

    4. a federal or northern soldier in the American Civil War.

    5. a word used in communications to represent the letter Y.

    6. Military. the NATO name for a class of Soviet ballistic missile submarine, nuclear powered, with up to 16 missile launchers.

    Origin:
    Yankee

    Examples:

    "bonds can be yankee."

    "issues can be yankee."

    "stadiums can be yankee."

    "markets can be yankee."

    "debts can be yankee."

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