Mank vs Yank - What's the difference?

mank | yank |


As nouns the difference between mank and yank

is that mank is something that is disgusting or manky while yank is (us) a yankee, a northerner: someone from the northern united states, especially from new england.

As a verb mank

is (obsolete) to mutilate.

As an adjective mank

is disgusting, repulsive.

mank

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) manken, from (etyl) mancian, .

Verb

(en verb)
  • (obsolete) To mutilate.
  • Etymology 2

    Via , from (etyl) . See above.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Disgusting, repulsive.
  • When he eats, he never closes his mouth. It's so mank .
    Synonyms
    * manky slang * ming slang * minging slang

    Noun

    (-)
  • Something that is disgusting or manky.
  • The plumber had to get all the mank out of the drain.
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    yank

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A sudden, vigorous pull (sometimes defined as mass times jerk, or rate of change of force).
  • Synonyms

    * jerk, tug

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To pull something with a quick, strong action.
  • to remove from circulation
  • They yanked the product as soon as they learned it was unsafe.

    Synonyms

    * (pull with a quick strong action) jerk, tug * (remove from circulation) pull, recall

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