Yakker vs Yanker - What's the difference?

yakker | yanker |


As nouns the difference between yakker and yanker

is that yakker is (slang) one who yaks; a chatterbox or motormouth while yanker is someone who yanks, or gives a sudden hard pull.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

yakker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (slang) One who yaks; a chatterbox or motormouth.
  • (baseball, slang) A slider.
  • yanker

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who yanks, or gives a sudden hard pull
  • * {{quote-book, year=1991, author=Lindsley , title=The Prospect of Detachment, page=62, pageurl=http://books.google.com/books?id=3smz5UYvQboC&pg=PA62
  • , passage=He's a yanker of braids, a tousler of bangs
  • (Scotland) A brazen lie
  • * {{quote-book, year=1822, title=The Three Perils of Man, author=James Hogg, page=330, pageurl=http://books.google.com/books?id=yrkBAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA330
  • , passage="Ay, billy, that is a yanker !" said Tam aside : " When ane is gaun to tell a lie, there's naething like telling a plumper at aince, and being done wi't}}

    Synonyms

    * puller

    See also

    * yankee English agent nouns