IPA: jˈæk


  • (England, dialectal, possibly obsolete) An oak.
  • (UK, thieves slang, obsolete) A watch (timepiece).
  • Alternative form of yak (“chatter; talk”) [An ox-like mammal native to the Himalayas, Mongolia, Burma, and Tibet with dark, long, and silky hair, a horse-like tail, and a full, bushy mane.]


  • Alternative form of yak (“talk; vomit”) [(slang, intransitive) To talk, particularly informally but persistently; to chatter or prattle.]

Examples of "yack" in Sentences

  • Yack butter is used for waterproofing.
  • We had a great yack, but I figured they were married.
  • So, Obama concedes all they did was "yack" in the U.S.
  • (thanks for the word mach, haven't heard 'yack' in a while)
  • I'm a superhero when it comes to rushing my pets outside to yack up whatever they ate hours ago.
  • I'd combine these with a tasty McRib sandwich, and then hope I didn't yack into the Red Cedar River on the way home.
  • There was no early morning litter-box smell, no pukey gift in the hallway, no hairball-hacking yack yack from under the bed.
  • In it, Busta and his collaborator, P. Diddy, defeat evildoers, get the girls and toast their triumphs with "yack," hip-hop's shorthand for cognac.
  • In the meantime, I'd like to thank Jeff Cunningham from The Fantasy Review Blogspot for giving me the chance to yack on about my books and writing.
  • On the other hand, the black skins, those that were black with white hairs intermixed or with a white breast, the uniform bay, the brown, and the light reddish-brown, were classed under the name yack-ah, and were said to resemble each other in being smaller and having shorter nails, in climbing trees, and being so little vicious that they could be pursued with safety.

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